Here he was accepted, and in a short time received the tonsure.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
Although he was an archbishop he had only the first tonsure.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
There was some talk of his entering a monastery where he would have had to adopt the tonsure.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
This he opened, and discovered the false tonsure and friar's gown.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
I have a benefice vacant, but should dislike to see those locks of yours tonsured.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
A tailor of St. Giles in the Fields shaved a dog with the priestly tonsure.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
A crown looks better than a tonsure.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
The mark of his tonsure was next removed, and that with great cruelty.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
Priests in black robes and tall, cylindrical hats, and others with brown robes, rope girdles and tonsured heads, were coming and going around us.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
In the Old Testament it is permitted to no priest to wear the tonsure.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther