Origin of commendam
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How to use commendam in a sentence
He was consecrated bishop of Norwich in 1792, and two years later received the appointment of dean of Windsor in commendam.
To supplement this paltry revenue the bishops often held other appointments in commendam.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester|G. H. Palmer
In 1566 he was raised to the bishopric of Bangor; and he held the living of Whitney, in Oxfordshire, in commendam.
This great cardinal was invested with the temporalities on December 7th, 1521, and held the Abbey "in commendam."Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans|Thomas Perkins
He held "in commendam" the abbey of St. Albans, and many other church preferments.