| Share
 

Grey Friars

Franciscan friars, so called from their grey habit. Black friars are Dominicans, and White friars Carmelites.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Grey Friars from Infoplease:

  • Grey Friars - Grey Friars Franciscan friars, so called from their grey habit. Black friars are Dominicans, and ...
  • Friars - Friars [brothers ]. Applied to the four great religious orders —Dominicans, Franciscans, ...
  • Begging - Begging Hermits were of the Augustine order; they renounced all property, and lived on the ...
  • Franciscans - Franciscans or Minorites (3 syl.). Founded in 1208 by St. Francis of Assisi, who called poverty ...
  • The Beginnings - Coleridge's Ancient Mariner and Select Poems At Nether Stowey The Beginnings Coleridge lived in ...

Related Content


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring