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« Advocatus Dei, Diaboli. Advowson Ædituus »

Advowson

ADVOWSON: In the Church of England, the right of nomination to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice, vested in the crown, the bishop, one of the universities, or a private person. Such nomination, or presentation, as it is called, is the rule in England, election by the congregation being almost unknown.

« Advocatus Dei, Diaboli. Advowson Ædituus »



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