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Origin of investiture
Examples from the Web for investiture
But on Friday, she attended an investiture at Buckingham Palace and was granted a private audience by the Queen.
Hence the oath of fealty was a personal obligation, and investiture was needful before the new feudee took possession.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
It was rather an investiture of knighthood for prowess in battle, accompanied with the knightly preparation of fasting and vigil.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
The investiture of our English sovereigns per annulum, or by the ring, is an important part of our present coronation ceremonial.Finger-Ring Lore|William Jones
late 14c., from Medieval Latin investitura, from past participle stem of Latin investire "to clothe" (see invest).