Origin of prebend
OTHER WORDS FROM prebendpre·ben·dal [pri-ben-dl, preb-uhn-], /prɪˈbɛn dl, ˈprɛb ən-/, adjective
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How to use prebend in a sentence
One might as well expect that a jolly prebend would decline sitting in half-a-dozen stalls at the same time.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
Thurstan added one more canon to the staff by founding the prebend of Sharow.
Most important of all, he decreed in 1303 that the cure of souls in each prebend was to be entrusted to a vicar-perpetual.
He held, however, the prebend of Shipton in Salisbury cathedral, and is said to have been for a short time rector of Cripplegate.
No one shall be made a prelate, canon, or prebend unless he has been recommended by the king, or his name submitted to the king.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson