Advocates, persons who speak in behalf of a cause or a person; (Eccles.) Patrons; persons having the right of the presentation of a clerk or parson to a benefice.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • advocati — /abdvakeytay/ In Roman law, patrons; pleaders; speakers …   Black's law dictionary

  • ADVOCATI Urbium ac Regionum — quoque occurrunt passim apud Scriptores. Sie Berchtoldus Dux Zeringensis, Die et Impcriali gratiâ Thuregici locilegitumus Advocatus seu Kastvogt (quasi Castri tutor) inscribitur in Charta A. C. 1187. et A. C. 1210. Henricus Comes Lovaniensis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Advocati ecclesiae — (Defensores eccl., Actores eccl., Svndici), 1) die Amtsvertreter u. Anwalte der Kirchen u. geistlichen Stiftungen. Sie entstanden seit dem 5. Jahrh., als die Kirchen gesetzlich als Gemeinheiten anerkannt wurden u. Sachwalter zur Vertretung ihrer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Advocati ecclesĭae — (Defensores, Actores ecclesiae, lat.), s. Kirchenvogt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • advocati ecclesiae — /aedvakeytay akliyziyiy/ Advocates of the church. A term used in the ecclesiastical law to denote the patrons of churches who presented to the living on an avoidance. This term was also applied to those who were retained to argue the cases of the …   Black's law dictionary

  • advocati fisci — /aedvakeytay fisay/ In civil law, those chosen by the emperor to argue his cause whenever a question arose affecting his revenues. 3 Bl.Oomm. 27 …   Black's law dictionary

  • advocati fisci — Fiscal advocates under the civil law. These advocates of the revenue somewhat resembled the king s counsel in England and could not be employed in any cause against the sovereign without special license, nor could they be employed or concerned in …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ADVOCARE — in LL. Inae Regis, apud Bromptonum c. 52. 59. in LL. Ethelredi part. 2. c. 9. part. 3. c. 10. et in LL. Eduardi Regis Saxonicis c. 2. est rem factam agnoscere, seu in se suscipere, Gall. advover: furtô inprimis venditam. Erat enim olim in mote… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Advocatus — An advocatus was an attorney at law in the Middle Ages. It was used in Continental Europe as the title of the lay lord charged with the protection and representation in secular matters of an abbey. The office is traceable as early as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Abtei Hersfeld — Die Reichsabtei Hersfeld, auch Kloster Hersfeld oder Stift Hersfeld, bestand von 769 bis 1606 und hatte in diesen 837 Jahren 66 Äbte. Die Abtei lag in der nordhessischen Stadt (Bad) Hersfeld. Den Kern des Klosterlebens bildete die Stiftskirche,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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