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PATRONAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English ecclesiastical law. The right of presentation to a church or ecclesiastical benefice; the same with advowson, (q. v.) 2 Bl. Comm. 21. The right of appointing to office, considered as a perquisite, or personal right; not in the aspect of a public trust.


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