Sentence Examples


  • On the 12th of April he was given the custody of the temporalities, on the 15th of April he was elected, and on the 10th of May provided to the see by a papal bull.
  • The advocati were often great barons who added their function of protector of an abbey to their own temporal sovereignty; whereas the vidames were usually petty nobles, who exercised their office in strict subordination to the bishop. Their chief functions were: to protect the temporalities of the see, to represent the bishop at the count's court of justice, to exercise the bishop's temporal jurisdiction in his name (placitum or curia vice-domini) and to lead the episcopal levies to war.
  • It was found by inquisition that he had temporalities taxed at 50 s.
  • The temporalities of the priory in the diocese of Canterbury were valued at £ 65 10 s.
  • The temporalities of the abbey were valued at £ 27 19 s.

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