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  • noun Plural form of Clare.


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  • In Cornwall Road is the entrance to the Convent of the Poor Clares, which is a large brick building, covering, with its grounds, 1¾ acres, and which was built for the convent purposes in 1859, having been founded by Cardinal (then Father) Manning.

    The Kensington District The Fascination of London Walter Besant 1868

  • But I think Sobel misses an opportunity to reflect on the life prospects of women like Galileo's daughters, immured in the Poor Clares convent in their early teens - and their mother, who bore the scientist three children before marrying someone else.

    August Books 29) Galileo's Daughter: A Drama of Science, Faith and Love, by Dava Sobel nwhyte 2009

  • Her examination of German-speaking houses of Poor Clares and female Dominicans found that the nuns 'choir had no consistent placement, and often moved within the monastery church over time.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany 2008

  • De Soulis sent a courier to tell the Clares of his death, Faringdon being now of their party.

    A River So Long 2010

  • At least he and his half-brother have always respected and liked each other, seemingly, although all the Clares are absolute for Stephen, and this chance brother chose the empress.

    A River So Long 2010

  • Recently the architecture of medieval and early modern Poor Clares has also received attention, focused chiefly on Italian communities.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany 2008

  • The Clares have buried Geoffrey as one of their own, and valued.

    A River So Long 2010

  • This delightful confectionery creation by Clares Cupcakes in the UK makes me want to snuggle up with a cup of hot buttered rum, one of these delicious cupcakes and not move off this couch for hours.

    Rain and Thunder in Bellingham Anne-Marie 2007

  • From June 2009, a Mass has taken place on the first Sunday of every second month in the Poor Clares, High St, Newry.

    Archive 2009-09-01 2009

  • The work was made for the convent of Santa Clara in Medina de Pomar, Burgos of the order of the Poor Clares

    Archive 2009-06-01 2009


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