audience court

In English law, a court belonging to the Archbishop of Canterbury, having jurisdiction of matters of form only, as the confirmation of bishops, and the like. This court has the same authority with the Court of Arches, but is of inferior dignity and antiquity. The Dean of the Arches is the official auditor of the Audience court. The Archbishop of York has also his Audience court. These courts, as separate courts, have long since been disused

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Audience court — Audience Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audience court — An ecclesiastical court with jurisdiction inferior to that of the court of arches, and in which the archbishop probably exercised a considerable part of his jurisdiction …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • audience court — noun : the court held by an archbishop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of audience — Audience Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Audience — Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a hearing; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audience — Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a hearing; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • court — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 law ADJECTIVE ▪ civil, criminal ▪ She should seek damages through the civil courts. ▪ The case will be tried before a criminal court. ▪ The burden of proof is lower in a civil court than a …   Collocations dictionary

  • audience — Court Court (k[=o]rt), n. [OF. court, curt, cort, F. cour, LL. cortis, fr. L. cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng; co + a root akin to Gr. chorto s inclosure, feeding place, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Audience Award, BAFTA — Audience Awards, BAFTA Les Audience Awards sont l une des catégories de récompenses de la British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) qui récompensaient les films préférés du public de 1998 à 2005. C est la seule récompense votée par le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Audience Awards, BAFTA — Les Audience Awards sont l une des catégories de récompenses de la British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) qui récompensaient les films préférés du public de 1998 à 2005. C est la seule récompense votée par le public, qui votent sur… …   Wikipédia en Français

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