Definition of Legateship

1. Noun. The post or office of legate.

Exact synonyms: Legation
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Legate



Definition of Legateship

1. n. The office of a legate.

Definition of Legateship

1. Noun. The office or authority of a legate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legateship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legateship

legalizer
legalizers
legalizes
legalizing
legally
legally binding
legalness
legals
legataries
legatary
legate
legated
legatee
legatees
legates
legateship (current term)
legateships
legatine
legating
legation
legations
legato
legator
legators
legatos
legature
legbreaker
legbreakers
lege
leged

Literary usage of Legateship

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1. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger of Hoveden, Roger, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"... sending word to them, that he should shortly come thither on the authority of his legateship, for the purpose of amending the things that required to be ..."

2. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Matthew Paris, Roger (1849)
"... that they had received fifteen hundred marks of silver for granting the legateship to William bishop of Ely, and moreover of having received a large sum ..."

3. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"... that they had received fifteen hundred marks of silver for granting the legateship to William bishop of Ely, and moreover of having received a large sum ..."

4. Thomas Wolsey: Legate and Reformer by Ethelred Luke Taunton (1902)
"... extended — Leo refuses — His extraordinary reason —He yields—Henry VIII. and the legateship—Wolsey the Reformer—The need and hope of a reformation—Canon ..."

5. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1903)
"He had used his influence with Clement to obtain the legateship for the latter, and had corresponded with him about the foundation of Cardinal College in ..."

6. Europe in the Sixteenth Century, 1494-1598 by Arthur Henry Johnson (1905)
"The Archbishop had been offered 120000 florins and the perpetual legateship of Germany by Francis. Nevertheless, after much haggling, he accepted Charles' ..."

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