dimissory letters


dimissory letters
/dimasoriy letarz/ Where a candidate for holy orders has a title of ordination in one diocese in England, and is to be ordained in another, the bishop of the former diocese gives letters dimissory to the bishop of the latter to enable him to ordain the candidate

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  • dimissory letters — /dimasoriy letarz/ Where a candidate for holy orders has a title of ordination in one diocese in England, and is to be ordained in another, the bishop of the former diocese gives letters dimissory to the bishop of the latter to enable him to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dimissory — adj. 1 ordering or permitting to depart. 2 Eccl. granting permission for a candidate to be ordained outside the bishop s own see (dimissory letters). Etymology: ME f. LL dimissorius f. dimittere dimiss send away (as DI (2), mittere send) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Letters dimissory — Dimissory Dim is*so*ry (?; 277), a. [L. dimissorius: cf. F. dimissoire. See {Dimit}.] Sending away; dismissing to another jurisdiction; granting leave to depart. [1913 Webster] {Letters dimissory} (Eccl.), letters given by a bishop dismissing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimissory — Dim is*so*ry (?; 277), a. [L. dimissorius: cf. F. dimissoire. See {Dimit}.] Sending away; dismissing to another jurisdiction; granting leave to depart. [1913 Webster] {Letters dimissory} (Eccl.), letters given by a bishop dismissing a person who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Council of London (1075) — For councils of London in other years, see Council of London. The Council of London in 1075 AD was a council of the Roman Catholic church in England held by the new Norman archbishop of Canterbury Lanfranc five years after his installation. Other …   Wikipedia

  • Interdict — • Originally in Roman law, an interlocutory edict of the praetor, especially in matter affecting the right of possession; it still preserves this meaning in both Roman and canon law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Interdict      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ecclesiastical Archives — • A collection of documents, records, and memorials, pertaining to the origin, foundation, growth, history, and constitutions of a diocese, parish, monastery, or religious community under the jurisdiction of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • literae dimissorix — /litariy dimasoriyiy/ dimissory letters (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • literae dimissorix — /litariy dimasoriyiy/ dimissory letters (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary