Sentence Examples


  • When Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony and Bavaria, was placed under the imperial ban in 1180, Otto's services were rewarded by the investiture of the dukedom of Bavaria at Altenburg.
  • In this concordat a distinction was made between spiritual investiture, by the ring and pastoral staff, and lay or feudal investiture, by the sceptre.
  • The emperor renounced investiture by ring and staff, and permitted canonical elections; the pope on his part recognized the king's right to perform lay investiture and to assist at elections.
  • Immemorial to all his order, this investiture alone will adequately protect him, while employed in the peculiar functions of his office.
  • Upper ward: the site of the throne during the Investiture of the prince of Wales.

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