Sentence Examples


  • It was Celestine's purpose to lay England under the interdict; but Prince John and the barons still refused to recognize the papal legate, the bishop of Ely.
  • To interdict the importation of the drug altogether, as is done in Japan, was the step advocated by Japanese public opinion.
  • A truce was concluded in 1317, but as the Sicilians helped the north Italian Ghibellines in the attack on Genoa, and Frederick seized some Church revenues for military purposes, the pope (John XXII.) excommunicated him and placed the island under an interdict (1321) which lasted until 1 335.
  • In addition to the bare interdict of the sorceress (Ex.
  • From some places the interdict was not removed for twenty-six years.