In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he was unfrocked — lo apartaron del sacerdocio
- He reminded Latimer of a high church priest he had known in England who had been unfrocked for embezzling the altar fund.
- At a council held at Westminster in October 1163 Henry demanded that criminous clerks should be unfrocked by the Church and handed over to the lay courts for punishment.
- Instead, however, he attached himself to the Austrian court, becoming Joseph I's diplomatic agent in Italy and enjoying a luxurious way of life which in 1711 led to demands that he be unfrocked.
- But they reveal the truth, and the messenger is unfrocked and imprisoned in a dark dungeon.
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