patron of a benefice

Related Overviews


'patron of a benefice' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The person or collective, such as a religious community, possessing the advowson or the right to nominate a cleric to the benefice. Patrons who left benefices vacant for more than six months lost their right of nomination.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.