Sentence Examples

  • In the case of wealthy bishoprics or abbacies this involved a serious menace to the secular authority.
  • After the death of Louis the Pious (840) Hincmar supported Charles the Bald, and received from him the abbacies of Notre-Dame at Compiegne and St Germer de Fly.
  • These lay abbacies were not merely a question of overlordship, but implied the concentration in lay hands of all the rights, immunities and jurisdiction of the foundations, i.e.
  • In Germany it was decided by the concordat of Constance, in 1418, that bishoprics and abbacies should pay the servitia according to the valuation of the Roman chancery in two half-yearly instalments.
  • The same process was carried out with regard to abbacies, and indeed with all important places of ecclesiastical preferment.

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