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friar
a member of a Roman Catholic religious order for men
persecute
to treat continually in a cruel or harmful way, esp. because of religious beliefs
heretic
a person who believes or teaches something opposed to accepted beliefs
inquisitor
one who conducts an inquisition (court for discovery and punishment of heresy)
rivalry
the state of being in competition with another individual or group
descendants
people descended from a common family member or stock
surcoat
an outer cloak or coat, esp. worn over armor
winch
a machine that has a roller on which rope is wound for pulling or lifting
bishop
a high ranking member of clergy usually in charge of a diocese
sepulcher
a tomb, grave, or burial place; also a cavity in an altar slab or stone for containing relics of martyrs.
Crusader
someone who participated in any of the military expeditions undertaken by the Christians of Europe in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries for the recovery of the Holy Land from the Muslims.
valiant
boldly courageous; brave; stout-hearted
infidel
an unbeliever, especially a Muslim
mantle
a loose sleeveless cloak or cape
Christendom
That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
pious
having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations.
pilgrimage
a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion
Pope
the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
saint
any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization.
witch
A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat, and used as a taper (candle)
gluttony
Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food