To these levies the lands of the Church were liable equally with those of laymen.
And the word was invented to distinguish the laymen from the clergymen.
More than this was asked for by the Inquisition, for the greater portion of its officials were laymen.
In all these respects they have been regarded as laymen from the beginning.
Ministers and laymen were to have liberty of private judgment.
They will only be admired by artists of perception, and by laymen of keen sensibility.
They came to England in 1224, only four clergy and five laymen.
The Tartars are divided into two grand classes—lamas and laymen.
Four groups of many persons advance from the sides, these are the holy martyrs, men and women, priests and laymen.
laymen, he complained, now "advanced" their own laws rather than those of the Church.