Papers, Documents &C. Respecting the Maintenance of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Bangor as Provided for by an Act of Parliament, Collected and Arranged by J. Pring

Papers, Documents &C. Respecting the Maintenance of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Bangor as Provided for by an Act of Parliament, Collected and Arranged by J. Pring

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...Language, in the Evening of every Sunday, Fast, Vigil and Feast, in the year, instead of the mixed Service of English and Welsh, which has heretofore been customary, f That as in consequence (See Brovne IVilUi, page 9G3) and have the Cure of Souls. "The Cure of vffoubcvcr accompanies Jnslitution." See Plowdenoo Tythes, page 20 and 87. It appears somewhat extranrdinary, that the present Vican, (who are also Memhers of the Chapter, and consequently Trustee to the Choir') should at Ihic advanced period, set up an imaginary claim to these Funds, whereas their Predecessors, during a succession of 126 years, never eves supposed themselves entitled to a siogle farthing of l.landinam Tythes--an incontrovertible factj in short, they now seem to fancy, hecause they hare lately thought proper to institute and read an rxtra Welsh Service, solely for the accommodation of their parishioners, (totally unconnected with the Choir Duty) that they are thereby entitled, after a lapse of 199 yean, to a ratio of the Funds, appropriated, exclusively, by Act of Parliament, " for the Maintenance of the Choir,"--meaning thereby, the Maintenance of those persons who perform the Choir or Choral Service. See notes and +, page 21. Or. JohnsoD defines Choir and Choral, as follows: "Choir.--1. An assembly of Singers. 2. The Singers in divine worship. Choral--I. Btlongiug 10, or composing a Choir. 2. Singing in a Choir." The Vicars of Danger are not required either tochaunt or sing. Vicar Choral, implies--a Layman N.It. The Vicar of Bangor pay their Annuals and Procurations, as Vicars of Pentir. Hitherto provided at the expense of the Parish. + Browne Willis, page 31, states: that the Vicars A. D. 1720. read, reirolarly, 3 duties per diem, making 21...show more

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  • 9781236514578