- An advowson whereby the patron may give a church or a chapel without presentation, institution or induction.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Advowson — • In English law the right of patronage of a church or ecclesiastical benefice, a right exercised by nomination of a clergyman to such church or other benefice Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Advowson Advowson … Catholic encyclopedia
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donative advowson — /downadav advawzan/ In ecclesiastical law, a species of advowson, where the benefice is conferred on the clerk by the patron s deed of donation, without presentation, institution, or induction. 2 Bl.Comm. 23 … Black's law dictionary
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