Abbot, Lay
Abbot, Lay
A name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered

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  • Lay Abbot — • A name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lay Abbot     Lay Abbot …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • abbot — Synonyms and related words: abbacomes, ascetic, beadsman, brother, caloyer, celibate, cenobite, conventual, conventual prior, friar, grand prior, hermit, hieromonach, lay abbot, lay brother, mendicant, monastic, monk, palmer, pilgrim, pillar… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Abbot — • A title given to the superior of a community of twelve or more monks Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abbot     Abbot     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lay abbot — ( abbatocomes , abbas laicus , abbas miles ) is a name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered; he had charge of the estate belonging to it, and was entitled to part of …   Wikipedia

  • Lay Brothers — • Religious occupied solely with manual labour and with the secular affairs of a monastery or friary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lay Brothers     Lay Brothers      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbot — The word abbot, meaning father, is a title given to the head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity. The office may also be given as an honorary title to a clergyman who is not actually the head of a monastery. The female… …   Wikipedia

  • Lay brother — In the most common usage, lay brothers are those members of Catholic religious orders, particularly of monastic orders, occupied primarily with manual labour and with the secular affairs of a monastery or friary, in contrast to the choir monks of …   Wikipedia

  • Abbot, Father —    This would be the correct way of addressing the head of an abbey. The original meaning of ‘abbot’ was ‘father’, so the expression is tautological. ‘Abbot’ is sometimes used on its own in direct address. In Henry the Eighth Shakespeare has… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Lay of Hildebrand — The Lay of Hildebrand ( Das Hildebrandslied ) is a heroic lay, written in Old High German alliterative verse. It is one of the earliest literary works in German, and it tells of the tragic encounter in battle between a son and his unrecognized… …   Wikipedia

  • Lay Investiture —    The investiture of an Abbot or Bishop by the Emperor or Prince. See Investiture Controversy …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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