lord almoner


lord almoner
noun

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  • Lord Almoner's Professorship of Arabic — The Lord Almoner s Professorship of Arabic was one of the senior professorships at the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1724, the holder was appointed by the Lord Almoner and paid from the Almonry funds.The chair was discontinued on the death… …   Wikipedia

  • Almoner — (from the Greek ελεημοσύνη, westernized as eleemosyna, alms via Latin Almosunartius and French, known in English since circa 1300) is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing charity. Historically, almoners were… …   Wikipedia

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  • Grand Almoner of France — The Grand Almoner of France or Grand aumônier de France was an officer of the French monarchy and a member of the Maison du Roi ( King s Household ) during the Ancien Régime. He directed the Religious branch of the royal household (the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Richard Robinson, 1. Baron Rokeby — (* 1708 oder 1709; † 10. Oktober 1794 in Clifton) war anglikanischer Erzbischof von Armagh. Richard Robinson besuchte von 1720 bis 1726 das Westminster College in London und danach das Christ Church College der Oxford University. Er wirkte als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ion Keith-Falconer — Ion Grant Neville Keith Falconer (b. Edinburgh 5 July 1856 ndash; d. Aden 11 May 1887) was a missionary and Arabic scholar, the third son of the 8th Earl of Kintore. After passing through Harrow School and the University of Cambridge, he moved… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Robinson — Richard Robinson, 1. Baron Rokeby (* 1708 oder 1709; † 10. Oktober 1794 in Clifton) war anglikanischer Erzbischof von Armagh. Richard Robinson besuchte von 1720 bis 1726 das Westminster College in London und danach das Christ Church College der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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