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Definition of Predicant

  • Predicating; affirming; declaring; proclaiming; hence; preaching.
  • One who predicates, affirms, or proclaims; specifically, a preaching friar; a Dominican.

How to use predicant in a sentence. Predicant pronunciation.

But when the Friars Predicants were first set up by the blessed Dominic, under leave of our holy Father the Pope, many of these sectaries crept in among them.
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Meanwhile, the Friars Predicants, and in especial the men of Edingdon and Ashridge, were spreading themselves throughout the land, working well to bring back the King.
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But that opened the eyes of the young King (for the Prince of Wales had been made King; ay, and all the hour of his crowning, Dame Isabelle stood by, and made believe to weep for her lord): he began to see what a serpent was his mother; and I daresay Brother John de Gaytenby, the Friar Predicant who was his confessor, let not the matter sleep.
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Her mother did it for her; for Isabel had been solidly and elaborately instructed by Giles de Edingdon, under the superintendence of the King's Confessor, Luke de Wodeford, also a Predicant Friar.
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The Order of Predicant Friars was instituted by Dominic in 1215, with the avowed object of maintaining Roman doctrine and supremacy, and of opposing and superseding the wandering preachers sent out by the Waldensian Church into all parts of Europe, and known chiefly as _Boni-Homines_, or _Poor Men of Lyons_.
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It appears probable that at an early period of their preaching, a very large percentage of the Predicant Friars were Gospellers.
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It is, moreover, an historical fact, that during the struggle between Edward the Second and his wretched Queen, the Predicant Friars ranged themselves on the side of the King, who had always been their friend, and whose own confessor, Luke de Wodeford, was of their Order.
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Examples of Predicant

Example #1
A company went forth from Ashridge, and another from Edingdon-the two houses of this brood of serpents.
Example #2
He might have known that their doctrines had been condemned by the holy Council of Lumbars two hundred years back.
Example #3
Working too well; for Dame Isabelle took alarm, and on Saint Maurice's Day, twelve months after her landing, the King died at Berkeley Castle.
Example #4
The Lord of Hereford gave an asylum for young Richard.
Example #5
And no sooner did Edward of Windsor gain his full power, than he shut up the wicked Jezebel his mother in the Castle of Rising.
Example #6
God knew how: and I think she knew who had sat by his side on the throne, and who was the mother of his children.