- of, relating to, or authorized by a legate.
Origin of legatine
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Historical Examples of legatine
He received a legatine commission, and became sole justiciar.
We may even suspect that an attempt had been made to invade it, which Gilbert stoutly resisted, relying on his legatine authority.
Gilbert, now old and infirm, had resigned the see of Limerick, and with it his legatine commission.
For the next three hundred years the Church was almost wholly free from the direct control of legatine visits.
His request was refused, and his legatine commission expired in 1143, with the death of Innocent, the Pope who had granted it.