chantry

[n] - an endowment for the singing of Masses 2. [n] - a chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor
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chantry

In medieval Europe, a religious foundation in which, in return for an endowment of land, the souls of the donor and the donor's family and friends would be prayed for. A chantry could be held at an...
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Chantry

Chant'ry noun ; plural Chantries . [ Old French chanterie , from chanter to sing.] 1. An endowment or foundation for the chanting of masses and offering of prayers, commonly for the founder. 2. A chapel or altar so endowed. Cowell.
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chantry

noun a chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor
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chantry

noun an endowment for the singing of Masses
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Chantry

• (n.) A chapel or altar so endowed. • (n.) An endowment or foundation for the chanting of masses and offering of prayers, commonly for the founder.
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chantry

chapel, generally within a church, endowed for the singing of masses for the founder after his death. The practice of founding chantries, or chantry ... [1 related articles]
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Chantry

A chantry is an ecclesiastical benefice or endowment to provide for the chanting of masses. Chantries were very commonly a testamentary bequest, the testator also directing a chapel to be built, often over the spot where he was buried, in which the masses were to be celebrated for the especial benefit of the souls of himself and others named in his
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Chantry

Chantry is the English term for a fund established to pay for a priest to celebrate sung Masses for a specified purpose, generally for the soul of the deceased donor. Chantries were endowed with lands given by donors, the income from which maintained the chantry priest. A chantry chapel is a building on private land or a dedicated area within a gr
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chantry

  1. an endowment for the singing of Masses
  2. a chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor

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chantry

In medieval Europe, a religious foundation in which, in return for an endowment of land, the souls of the donor and the donor's family and friends would be prayed for. A chantry could be held at an existing altar, or in a specially constructed chantry chapel in which the donor's body was usually buried. Chantry chapels are often built off t...
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chantry

chapel or altar built for prayers for its benefactor's soul
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