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- ‘The motto ‘Be Not Afraid’ has been chosen by the Archbishop as the personal motif of his archiepiscopate.’
- ‘Nothelm consecrated three bishops during his archiepiscopate and agreed to the division of the Mercian diocese.’
- ‘His archiepiscopate was filled with quarrels with his cathedral clergy and, from 1207, with King John.’
- ‘The most notable visual effect of Laud's archiepiscopate was the removal of the communion tables from the body of the church to the east end, where they were placed on a dais and railed off.’
- ‘In December 1882, he was elevated to the archiepiscopate of Canterbury.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.