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Examples of Almonry
With an outline of the life of CAXTON our readers must be already familiar; but we wish them to consider the above accurate representation of the FIRST ENGLISH PRINTER'S RESIDENCE as antecedent to a _Memoir of Caxton_, in which it will be our aim to concentrate, in addition to biographical details, many important facts from the testimony of antiquarians; for scarcely a volume of the _Archaeologia_ has appeared without some valuable communication on Caxton and his times.
Howell in his _Londinopolis_, describes this as "the spot where the abbot of Westminster permitted Caxton to set up his press in the _Almonry_, or Ambry," the former of which names is still retained.
In the meantime we proceed with the _locale_ of Caxton's house, situate on the south-west of Westminster Abbey, where was formerly the eleemosynary, or almonry, where the alms of the abbots were distributed.
This is confirmed by Newcourt, in his _Repertorium_, who says, "St. Anne's, an old chapel, over against which the Lady Margaret, mother to king Henry VII., erected an alms-house for poor women, which is now turned into lodgings for singing-men of the college.
Antonyms: repellent, repugnant, unattractive. ally, n. confederate, co-worker, auxiliary, abettor, assistant. ally, v. associate, confederate, join.
Antonyms: accompanied, in company. aloud, adv.