Brother Howell assumes it; Brother Hodgkins, in asking you to exclude him from the administratorship, also assumes it.
By the influence of his family he secured in 1616 his election to the bishopric or administratorship of Halberstadt.
mid-15c., from Middle French administrateur or directly from Latin administrator "a manager, conductor," agent noun from past participle stem of administrare (see administer). Estate sense is earliest. For ending, see -er.