custos temporalium

An ecclesiastical officer who was appointed to officiate in temporal matters during the vacancy of a see.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • custos temporalium — /kastas tempareyliyam/ In English ecclesiastical law, the person to whom a vacant see or abbey was given by the king, as supreme lord. His office was, as steward of the goods and profits, to give an account to the escheator, who did the like to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • guardian of the temporalities — See custos temporalium …   Ballentine's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.