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Definition of Advowson

Advowson
Advowson Ad*vow"son (?; 277), n. [OE. avoweisoun, OF. avo["e]son, fr. L. advocatio. Cf. Advocation.] (Eng. Law) The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church. [Originally, the relation of a patron (advocatus) or protector of a benefice, and thus privileged to nominate or present to it.] Note: The benefices of the Church of England are in every case subjects of presentation. They are nearly 12,000 in number; the advowson of more than half of them belongs to private persons, and of the remainder to the crown, bishops, deans and chapters, universities, and colleges. --Amer. Cyc.

Meaning of Advowson from wikipedia

- Advowson /ədˈvaʊzən/ or patronage is the right in English law of a patron (avowee) to present to the diocesan bishop (or in some cases the ordinary if...
- Feoffees for Impropriations, an organisation that bought benefices and advowsons so that Puritans could be appointed to them, was dissolved. Laud prosecuted...
- The Advowsons Act 1708 (7 Ann c 18) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Advowson is the right to nominate someone to a bishop to be appointed...
- manor of Souldern, had given the advowson of the parish to the Benedictine Eynsham Abbey. The abbot retained the advowson until the abbey was suppressed...
- 17th-century and is said by Hoskins to be the best of its kind in England. The advowson and rectory were long the property of Barnstaple Priory (Priory of St Mary...
- privileges to London's Hospital of St Giles. He also gave the church and advowson to the Abbey of St Valeri, which stood at the mouth of the Somme in Picardy...
- tower and walls survived. It was rebuilt and rededicated in 1961. The advowson of St Andrew's was anciently held by the family of FitzWalter to which...
- Quare Fellow”, a Brendan Behan play produced in 1954 quare impedit English law writ commencing an advowson Daniel Quare (died 1724), an English clockmaker...
- cheese!" The village is twinned with Bois-Bernard in northern France. The advowson of the church, including 12 acres (49,000 m²) of glebe land - including...
- (died 1405), of Strensham in Worcestershire where he held the manor and advowson, was an English landowner, soldier, administrator, courtier and politician...
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