noun English Ecclesiastical Law.
Origin of advowson
Examples from the Web for advowson
Thus it is applied to rights of advowson or of common, when possessed simply and not as incident to any particular lands.
The founder was a member of that company, and to them he gave the advowson.
The Prior's champion was struck down, and upon this the Prior's attorney came forward and surrendered the advowson.The Customs of Old England|F. J. Snell
Hence his right to nominate the rector was styled advocatio or advowson.The Legal Position of the Clergy|P. V. Smith
Over and over again the gift of the advowson of a church to a monastery is followed by appropriation.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power