ad ostium ecclesiae

ad ostium ecclesiae
/aed ostiyam akliyziyiy/ At the door of the church. One of the five species of dower formerly recognized by the English law. 2 Bl.Comm. 132

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Ostium ecclesiae — Lit. church door . A distinctive feature of 15c ecclesiastical architecture was the spacious church door. They were places where business was done, contracts exchanged and wedding ceremonies began. Sometimes they were built with a room above,… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • ostium ecclesiae — The door of the church, the place where marriages were anciently solemnized …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dowment ad ostium ecclesiae — Same as dower ad ostium ecclesiae …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dower ad ostium ecclesiae — /dawar id ostiyam akliyziyiy/ Dower at the church door or porch. An ancient kind of dower in England, where a man (being tenant in fee simple, of full age), openly at the church door, where all marriages were formerly celebrated, after affiance… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dower ad ostium ecclesiae — Dower at the door of the church,–a form of dower given openly at the time of a marriage ceremony, at the very door of the church wherein the marriage was celebrated by a tenant in fee simple of full age, who after affiance made and troth plighted …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ad ostium ecelesiae — At the door of the church. That is, at one s marriage. At one time in England all marriages were solemnized at the church door. See 2 Bl Comm 132. See dower ad ostium ecclesiae …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • church door — See ostium ecclesiae …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • OSTIARIUS — secundus ordo in Ecclesia, iuxta Hieronymum. Isidor. Iun. Ad Ostiarium pertinent claves Ecclesiae, ut claudat et aperiat templum Dei, et omnia, quae sunt intus, extraque custodiat, fideles excipiat, excommunicatos et infideles proiciat.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • NUPTIALIS Annulus — apud Hebraeos, nullus primo, postea rarus fuit, ut diserte scribit Leo Mutin ensis Archisynagogus Venetus, de gli Riti Hebraici part. 4. c. 3. Nimirum non in Nuptiis, sed in ipsis Sponsalibus, primus annuli usus. Unde, quod aliqui habent fidei… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CATALLUM — in LL. Eduardi Confess. c. 35. alibique passim, Chattel in LL. vernaculis Wilhelmi Nothi, c. 4. idem est quod Capitale, bona omnia, quae ex pecudibus sunt: unde invalescente postmodum usu, bona omnia mobilia, cuiuscumque tandem generis, hâc voce… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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