Vidame sentence example

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  • The vidame was originally, like the avoue (advocatus), an official chosen by the bishop of the diocese, with the consent of the count.

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  • But the causes that changed the character of the advocatus operated also in the case of the vidame.

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  • With the crystallization of the feudal system in the 12th century the office of vidame, like that of avoue, had become an hereditary fief.

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  • Thus the vidame de Picquigny was the representative of the bishop of Amiens, the vidame de Gerberoy of the bishop of Beauvais.

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  • Saisset was on the point of escaping to Rome when the vidame of Amiens surprised him by night in his episcopal palace.

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  • The vidame was originally, like the avoue (advocatus), an official chosen by the bishop of the diocese, with the consent of the count (see Advocate).

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