In giving help he should be a father, says one custumal; in giving instruction, he should speak as a teacher.
According to the custumal of one great English abbey, the kitchener was to be almost a paragon of virtue.
The custumal of Kent of the thirteenth century is the authority.
The almoner, says one custumal, should remember that from his office might be derived great spiritual gain.
custumal of Bleadon, 257: 'Invenit fabrum pro ferdello domino et toti villae.'