Origin of prebend
Examples from the Web for prebend
Historical Examples of prebend
But such a prebend was difficult to get and patrons were uncertain and often disappointing.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation
And as for the prebend, after what has passed, of course you must accept it.Framley Parsonage
The prebend of Stanwick was worth about twice as much as any other.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon
Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
He held the prebend of Barnby, in the diocese of York, in 1338.
In 1550 he was presented to a prebend in the Church of Canterbury.
Word Origin for prebend
early 15c., from Old French prebende, earlier provende (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin prebenda "allowance," from Late Latin praebenda "allowance, pension" (see provender). Related: Prebendary.