confessor

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prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517) Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros , Jimenez de Cisneros
King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066) Harold II , King Harold II
(Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor) penitent
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