Meaning of Canterbury, Archbishop of in English:

Canterbury, Archbishop of


  • The archbishop of the southern province of the Church of England, who is Primate of All England and first peer of the realm, and plays a leading role in the worldwide Anglican Church.

    • ‘The Windsor Report describes the Archbishop of Canterbury as one of the Anglican Instruments of Unity.’
    • ‘The conference was addressed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, as well as by evangelical leaders from the UK and abroad.’
    • ‘The new Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, believes Freemasons have no place in the Church of England.’
    • ‘Lambeth Palace is the Archbishop of Canterbury's official residence.’
    • ‘Between 1571 and 1575 he was Master of Music at the Archbishop of Canterbury's chapel at Lambeth Palace.’
    • ‘Augustine converted the Jutes of Kent to the Roman Church, and served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury.’
    • ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury issued a statement from London saying the move brought him ‘sadness and disquiet’.’
    • ‘Our speaker this month was Jean Cottle who is a guide to Lambeth Palace, the home of the Archbishops of Canterbury.’
    • ‘It was encouraging for those of us who espouse religious tolerance to see the Archbishop of Canterbury meeting with the Pope yesterday.’
    • ‘In 1209, John had been excommunicated in a dispute over the appointment of the Archbishop of Canterbury.’
    • ‘They had no objections and neither did The Archbishop of Canterbury, but the Chapter of Westminster Abbey did object.’
    • ‘Now Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket refused to comply.’
    • ‘The wedding will be followed by a service of prayer and dedication in St George's Chapel, at which the Archbishop of Canterbury will preside.’
    • ‘In the second half of the 11th century, Lanfranc, the Archbishop of Canterbury, wrote a rule-book for monks.’
    • ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury who will preside over the meeting, is hoping the Anglican church will emerge intact from the meeting.’
    • ‘It was given to New College, Oxford, also by an Archbishop of Canterbury, William Warham, in 1516.’
    • ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury and the King's Treasurer were killed.’
    • ‘Ahead of us was historic Addington Palace, which in the 19th century was home to the Archbishop of Canterbury.’
    • ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury and most of Elizabeth's subjects were opposed to the return of any Catholic influence.’
    • ‘The multi-faith service was being addressed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.’