Definition of pre-Conquest in English:


Syllabification: pre-Con·quest


  • Occurring or existing before the Norman conquest of England.
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    • Furthermore, the pre-Conquest Church of England had been an autonomous province of the universal Catholic Church under the king's authority as head.
    • Our view of architecture, for example, is distorted by the near-total loss of all wooden buildings and by the Norman destruction of all pre-Conquest cathedrals.
    • A church of this name is mentioned in Domesday in a way that implies pre-Conquest existence.

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