(commenda, a benefice), or Preceptory (praeceptio. a first share), is a cell of the Templars and Hospitallers for collecting demesne-rents, and a home for veteran members of those orders. The president paid himself first his own pension, and then accounted for the residue. These houses remain at Swing-field, Cliburn, and Worcester.

Definition of commander

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