noun, plural spir·it·u·al·ties.
Origin of spiritualty
Examples from the Web for spiritualty
All Mary's acts in favour of an independent legislation and jurisdiction of the spiritualty were repealed.
The spiritualty were already exasperated by the clipping of their claws in the last session.
He had studied the question for seven years, and was satisfied that no temporal lord could be head of the spiritualty.
The king is ruled by a common —— Anne Boleyn, who has made all the spiritualty to be beggared, and the temporalty also.The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)|James Anthony Froude
The difficulty is to determine the proportion of offenders (if they may be called such) to the body of the spiritualty.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude