canon lawyer
noun Date: 1616 canonist

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  • Canon Lawyer — ♦ A student of, or graduate in, canon law and often a practitioner in the church courts. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272 1461, 360) Related terms: Canon, Canon Law, Proctor …   Medieval glossary

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  • Canon Law — 1) The body of rules governing the faith, morals and organization of the church. (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 360) 2) A body of rules administered by courts of the Church. (Hogue, Arthur R. Origins of the Common Law,… …   Medieval glossary

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  • Hugh Price (lawyer) — Hugh Price (c. 1495 ndash; 1574) was a Welsh lawyer and clergyman who was instrumental in the founding of Jesus College, Oxford.Price was born in Brecon, in mid Wales, the son of a butcher named Rhys ap Rhys. [The surname Price , sometimes also… …   Wikipedia

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