Definition of Chauntry
1. a chantry [n CHAUNTRIES] - See also: chantry
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Literary usage of Chauntry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Croydon by George Steinman Steinman (1834)
"4.d. granted him for life, at the dissolution of this chauntry, 1 Edward VI.^f; at which time its revenue ... He exchanged this chauntry for the rectory of ..."
2. The History & Antiquities of Croydon: With a Variety of Other Interesting by David William Garrow (1818)
"At the dissolution of this chauntry in the first year of King Edward VI. he ... Incumbents of the chauntry of St. Nicholas. Robert Smyth, capellanus is the ..."
3. Cloister Life in the Days of Cœur de Lion by Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1892)
"... Warwick" chauntry. Erected by Lady Isabel, Countess of Warwick, in memory of her first husband. who perished after the last deadly fight between the two ..."
4. A Descriptive List of the Deer-parks and Paddocks of England by Joseph Whitaker (1892)
"chauntry House Park. Owner, JF Warwick, Esquire. Acreage, about 3 acres. Fence, walled. Number of fallow deer, 10. Some fine elms and chestnuts. ..."