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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...
- 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...
- Behan play produced in 1954 quare impedit English law writ commencing an advowson Daniel Quare (died 1724), an English clockmaker Quare is also used in conversation...
- temporalities or his nominee, the patron and his successors in title, held the advowson (right to nominate a candidate for the post subject to the approval of...
- dispute with the Abbot of St Mary du Val in Bayeux who claimed that the advowson of Stockleigh had been given to his abbey amongst the gifts by charter...
- 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...
- 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...
- analysing the manorial structure, do****entary evidence and the history of the advowson of All Saints', concluded that it was the second church in the Abbey's...
- Feoffees for Impropriations, an organisation that bought benefices and advowsons so that Puritans could be appointed to them, was dissolved. Laud prosecuted...
- church and chantry on the initiative of Isabel Lingen, who acquired the advowson from Shrewsbury Abbey and additional endowments through royal support....
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