Peculiars sentence example
- The metropolitans had peculiars within the dioceses of their comprovincials wherever they had residences or manors, and some whose origin is uncertain, e.g.
- As to metropolitan peculiars, the metropolitan might give an appeal from the dean to his regular official principal.
- When peculiars were abolished (vide infra) the dean of Arches disappeared, and his title, in the 19th century, was erroneously given to the official principal.
- 1 The court of Peculiars is no longer held, inasmuch as the peculiars have been placed by acts of parliament under the ordinary jurisdiction of the bishops of the respective dioceses in which they are situated.
- The jurisdictions called "peculiars" at one time numbered nearly 300 in England.Advertisement
- The original office of the dean of the Arches may now be regarded as extinct, though the title is still popularly used, for no dean of the Arches has been appointed eo nomine for several centuries, and by an act of 1838 bishops have jurisdiction over all peculiars within their diocese.
- Royal Peculiars are churches that are independent from normal diocesan and provincial control.