Definition of Commendatory. Meaning of Commendatory. Synonyms of Commendatory

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Definition of Commendatory

Commendatory
Commendatory Com*mend"a*to*ry, a. [L. commendatorius.] 1. Serving to commend; containing praise or commendation; commending; praising. ``Commendatory verses.' --Pope. 2. Holding a benefice in commendam; as, a commendatory bishop. --Burke. Commendatory prayer (Book of Common Prayer), a prayer read over the dying. ``The commendatory prayer was said for him, and, as it ended, he [William III.] died.' --Bp. Burnet.
Commendatory
Commendatory Com*mend"a*to*ry, n. A commendation; eulogy. [R.] ``Commendatories to our affection.' --Sharp.

Meaning of Commendatory from wikipedia

- a benefice in commendam became most common with monasteries, and the commendatory abbot drew a portion of the revenue of the monastery but without fulfilling...
- A commendatory abbot (Latin: abbas commendatarius) is an ecclesiastic, or sometimes a layman, who holds an abbey in commendam, drawing its revenues but...
- cataloguing of rare items, all in verse of varying rhyme and line length. Commendatory verse is a genre of epideictic writing. In the Renaissance and Early...
- Persia & India. A custom of Renaissance humanists was to contribute commendatory verses that would preface the works of their friends. In the case of...
- opened for Lyre as for so many other monasteries with the advent of commendatory abbots. High-ranking outsiders, not rarely laymen, were appointed to...
- La Cambre Abbey (French: Abbaye de La Cambre) or Ter Kameren Abbey (Dutch: Abdij Ter Kameren) is a former Cistercian abbey in Ixelles, Brussels (Belgium)...
- then abbot of Mont-Saint-Michel in 1570. He died there in 1587. The commendatory abbots, more concerned about the collection of income than the maintenance...
- limestone of the earlier constructions. From 1516 Mozac was ruled by commendatory abbots who were not in residence. In 1790 the abbey was dissolved in...
- paid by the mills of the surrounding parish. With effect from 1474, commendatory abbots were appointed by the duke or king, replacing the regular abbots...
- the 17th century, the resident abbots of Villeneuve were replaced by commendatory abbots, who were not always priests, appointed by the favour of the king...
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