Definition of Legates

1. Noun. (plural of legate) ¹



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Definition of Legates

1. legate [v] - See also: legate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legates

legalized
legalizer
legalizers
legalizes
legalizing
legally
legally binding
legalness
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legataries
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legate
legated
legatee
legatees
legates (current term)
legateship
legateships
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legating
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legators
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legature
legbreaker
legbreakers
lege

Literary usage of Legates

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"But now the legates were proceeding in England: TH* u. of the steps in which they went, though a great deal be E^U^.'° already published, yet considerable ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"On that day the Queen appeared in person before the legates, and objected ... This objection being considered, on the 21st the legates pronounced themselves ..."

3. The Dictionary of English History by Frederick Sanders Pulling (1884)
"legates, PAPAL, were the messengers or ambassadors of the Pope, ... The surrender of John gave opportunities for extraordinary foreign legates, ..."

4. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"Henry therefore, imagining himself sure of his two legates, desired them to proceed with the matter of the divorce without delay. There was no time to lose, ..."

5. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"The legates come oftener and oftener; even in Henry's reign a simple ... In the Councils which the legates hold we find the practice of appealing to a ..."

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