See also:chapel built out from a
See also:church, endowed in pre-Ref ormation times for the
See also:express purpose of maintaining priests for the chanting of masses for the soul of the founder or of some one named by him . It generally contained the
See also:tomb of the founder, and, as the officiator or mass-
See also:priest was often unconnected with the parochial
See also:clergy, had an entrance from the outside . The word passed through graduations of meaning . Its first sense was singing or chanting . Then it meant the endowment funds, next the priests, and then the church or chapel itself .
SIR FRANCIS LEGATT CHANTREY (1782-1841)
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