CANTERBURY, ARCHBISHOP OF meaning in Law Dictionary

In English ecclesiastical legislation. The primate of all of the England; the chief ecclesiastical dignitary when you look at the chapel. Their customary privilege is always to crown the kings and queens of The united kingdomt; whilst Archbishop of York has got the privilege to crown the queen consort, and stay her perpetual chaplain. The Archbishop of Canterbury has also, by 25 Hen. VIII. c. 21, the effectiveness of giving dispensations regardless maybe not as opposed to the holy scriptures and legislation of God, where pope used previously to grant them, which is the foundation of their giving special permits to marry at any place or time; to put on two livings, (which must certanly be verified under the great seal.) and stuff like that; and on this is created the right be workouts of conferring levels in prejudice regarding the two universities. Wharton.