A prebend, a canonry, a professorship in the schools or university were the sole sources of income for a man of letters.
Accordingly, he retired to Florence, where he held a canonry in the cathedral.
He was 67 years of age, and was appointed to his canonry in 1867.
They had discussed the priest's canonry, and the order for the crucifix.
He received other rewards, a canonry of Windsor , the rectory of Harrow and the deanery of Westminster .
There was an uncle who was Bishop of Grenoble, and a canonry could easily be got for him.
Mrs. Gladstone was at the canonry and made herself very pleasant to everybody.
He was condemned to be publicly whipped, and degraded for two years from the honors and emoluments of his canonry.
He asked to exchange his bishopric for a canonry, but this could not be permitted.
About the year 1530 he was relieved from his servitude by obtaining a canonry in the cathedral of Florence.