Sentence Examples


  • Out of the spoils of the dissolved monasteries - were elected by the chapter on a conge d'elire from the crown, but now all deans are installed by letters-patent from the crown.
  • Persistence in this course led to the repeal by letters-patent of 1903 of the Strickland-Mizzi Constitution of 1887.
  • Lord Melbourne sought to effect this by a clause introduced in a naturalization bill; but he found himself obliged to drop the clause, and to leave the queen to confer what precedence she pleased by letters-patent.