Noun(1) a member of a legation
(1) He left Rome on 5 July 1463 when Bessarion was appointed as papal legate to the Venetian Republic.(2) Other likely candidates are Simon of Brion, the papal legate , and Ranulph of Houblonnire, Tempier's future successor as bishop of Paris.(3) In 1906-8, he was a Norwegian legate to Britain.(4) Each legion was commanded by a legate supported by a senior tribune, Roman aristocrats whose career included a range of both civilian and military tasks and who served with a legion for a few years.(5) The pope sent a legate , who entered into long negotiations that eventually involved the High Court as well.(6) A number of counts and other lords came with their forces, but the most significant and influential arrival was Cardinal Pelagius, a papal legate .(7) Antonio Alati, bishop of Urbino, found himself papal legate in Scotland in 1437.(8) The first recorded trace of Roman interference in Irish affairs was, apparently, at the Council of Rathbreasail in 1110, when a Papal legate dropped by to listen to the proceedings.(9) However, by 1684 he had entered the service of Cardinal Benedetto Pamphili, with whom he remained until the latter's appointment as papal legate to Bologna in 1690.(10) In the past it took months, if not years, for a papal legate to travel over the Alps to deliver authoritative Roman decisions.(11) Cardinal Marino was the papal legate to Perugia between 1535 and 1539.(12) It was traditional by this time that only this German king could also be crowned Holy Roman Emperor, though this could be done only by the pope or a papal legate .(13) He quarreled with the papal legate , Pelagius, and returned to Acre for a time in 1220.(14) Improvising hastily, the papal legate Guala is said to have crowned the new king with a chaplet of flowers.(15) the Roman legate of Syria(16) Luther was smarter and better prepared than the papal legate had anticipated.
1. legate ::
2. plenipotentiary ::
3. bequeath ::
4. demise ::
5. nuncio ::
Different Formslegate, legates
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