Advocatus ecclesiae


Advocatus ecclesiae
Lit. 'advocate of the church'. Latin term for a lord who undertook to protect a monastery or church from secular enemies and to act as patron. There was a ceremony at which he took an oath and his sword was blessed. This ceremony evolved from the *Truce of God which had emerged in the 10c. It was, however, a position with the potential for abuse: the advocate could too easily ask for money by way of confirmation. In other words, protection money could be demanded. The advocatus was also known sometimes in the Latin records as actor ecclesiae = acting (in the sense of doing something) for the church.

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  • Advocatus Ecclesiae —     Advocatus Ecclesiæ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Advocatus Ecclesiæ     A name applied, in the Middle Ages, to certain lay persons, generally of noble birth, whose duty it was, under given conditions, to represent a particular church or… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Advocatus Ecclesiae — (or Advocatus Ecclesiæ), literally advocate of the church , is the Latin title, in the Middle Ages, of certain lay persons, generally of noble birth, whose duty it was, under given conditions, to represent a particular church or monastery, and to …   Wikipedia

  • ADVOCATUS Ecclesiae Spelmanno duplex — alius causarum Ecclesiae, alius soli: Hic haecditartus, ille dativus. Causarum Advocati a Principe dabantur, ad respondendum in colloquiis iudicialibus, Can. 99. Synod. Carthag, Post Consulatum Stiliconis inducta est Advocatiorum defensio, pro… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Advocatus — Der althochdeutsche Begriff Vogt, auch Voigt oder Fauth (franz. bailli, engl. bailiff oder reeve) ist abgeleitet vom lateinischen (ad)vocatus, der Hinzu /Herbeigerufener, siehe „Rechtsbeistand“) bezeichnet allgemein einen herrschaftlichen, meist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • advocatus est, ad quern pertinet jus advocationis alicujus ecclesiae, ut ad ecclesiam, nomine proprio, non alieno, possit praesentare — /aedvowkeytas est, eed kwem partanat jas aedvowkeyshiyownas aeliykyuwjas akliyziyiy, et aed akliyziyam, nomaniy prowpriyow, non aeliyiynow, posat prezanteriy/ A patron is he to whom appertains the right of presentation to a church, in such a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • advocatus est, ad quern pertinet jus advocationis alicujus ecclesiae, ut ad ecclesiam, nomine proprio, non alieno, possit praesentare — /aedvowkeytas est, eed kwem partanat jas aedvowkeyshiyownas aeliykyuwjas akliyziyiy, et aed akliyziyam, nomaniy prowpriyow, non aeliyiynow, posat prezanteriy/ A patron is he to whom appertains the right of presentation to a church, in such a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Vogt — Der althochdeutsche Begriff Vogt – auch Voigt oder Fauth – ist abgeleitet vom lateinischen Wort „advocatus“ („der Hinzu /Herbeigerufene“). Er bezeichnet allgemein einen herrschaftlichen, meist adeligen Beamten des Mittelalters und der frühen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Actor — (lat.), 1) in Rom Sklav od. Freigelassener, welcher die Verwaltung des Vermögens seines [106] Herrn besorgte; in der Kaiserzeit auch A. publicis, Verwalter der Staatsgüter; 2) so v.w. Kläger, s. u. Klage; 3) Rechtsbeistand, Stellvertreter für… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Actor — Actor, Anwalt oder Kläger vor Gericht; 2. bei den alten Römern Gutsverwalter, daher 3. actor ecclesiae der die kirchlichen Einkünfte verwaltende Beamte, sonst oft advocatus ecclesiae, Kastvogt, genannt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Bailiff — Der althochdeutsche Begriff Vogt, auch Voigt oder Fauth (franz. bailli, engl. bailiff oder reeve) ist abgeleitet vom lateinischen (ad)vocatus, der Hinzu /Herbeigerufener, siehe „Rechtsbeistand“) bezeichnet allgemein einen herrschaftlichen, meist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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