Some articles on anglicans, anglican, clergy, anglican clergy:
... Anglicans leaders realized, in the words of William Smith's 1762 report to the Bishop of London that, "The Church is the firmest Basis of Monarchy and the English Constitution ... republicanism was rapidly gaining strength and opposition to an Anglican bishop in America was fierce ... denomination, the American Revolution divided both clergy and laity of the Church of England in America, and opinions covered a wide spectrum of political views Patriots, conciliators ...
... Initially with the detachable collar, Anglican clergy wore a white cravat, later a white bow tie, with a waistcoat with a standing collar and a loose clerical frock coat resembling a knee length cassock ... In the middle of the century Anglican clergymen began turning the collar around backwards, creating the first versions of the "dog collar" ... has given way to a black shirt, the collar has become a daily part of clerical costume for most Anglican clergy ...
Famous quotes containing the words clergy and/or anglican:
“I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.”
—Jonathan Swift (16671745)
“I was the rectors son, born to the anglican order,
Banned for ever from the candles of the Irish poor;
The Chichesters knelt in marble at the end of a transept
With ruffs about their necks, their portion sure.”
—Louis MacNeice (19071963)