In his description of her in the General Prologue, Chaucer notes--with an irony that Wordsworth either misses or ignores--that the Prioress
is "all .
When the prioress
dies, Sister Constance, Blanche's very young and light-hearted companion, the child-nun, if you will, postulates that God does give each individual the death that fits him or her but that sometimes a mistake is made as in a cloakroom when the wrong garment is handed out.
Contemporary footage zooms in on the Mother Prioress
as she counsels younger religious women or recounts her experiences that reveal her as a very human and likable woman.
We are working closely with the Prioress
to ensure these needs are met and that their move is as smooth as possible.
On October 15, 2010, Sister Donna Markham OP, past prioress
of the Adrian Dominican Sisters of Adrian MI, spoke to a group of 100, mainly religious sisters, a few Dominican Friars, Dominican lay members and a handful of others at St.
95) packs in a powerful story of Prioress
Eleanor, who accepts lodging at a nearby manor and finds underlying family affairs are affecting not just lodging but leading to murder.
DenyingmanslaughterareJeffreyReed,35, of Sannan Street, Aberbargoed, the site agent for Lewis Construction; Colin Hughes, 47, of Hereford, production manager for United Utilites who managed the site at Prioress
Mill, Usk, for Welsh Water, and his deputy Gary Sanford, 42, of Ty Canol, Cwmbran
For the last 12 years she has served as prioress
of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, and is currently executive director of Benetvision, a resource center for contemporary spirituality from a feminist and global perspective.
The main characters of the book, at least those most involved in solving the murder, are Prioress
Eleanor of Tyndal Priory, her monk, Brother Thomas, whom she secretly loves, and Crowner Ralf, a type of medieval lawmen whose job it is to bring justice to the community.
Chapter 7 sets up a dichotomy of contemporary opinion between the image of the nunnery superior contained in the eulogy of pious Euphemia, Abbess of Wherwell and Chaucer's worldly Prioress
The highborn Prioress
of Westwood together with her two sisters of the convent are amongst the guests.
is a great lady and a beautiful woman, and not unnaturally the narrator is warmly sympathetic to her on these accounts.