committance (1485)

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committance (1485)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *2/ii,955b committere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  cometre (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  committance n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1commission, act of committing
( 1485 )  establie [...] q’il soit loiall a toutz erchevesques et evesques, et autres ordinaries aiantz episcopall jurisdiccion, de punier et chastiser tiels presters, clerkes [...] quels serront convictez devant eux, par examinacion et auter loial proof requisite par le ley del esglice, de advoutrie, fornicacion, incest ou auscun auter carnall incontinencie, par committance de eux agarder all prison illoqes a demurer par tiell temps come semblera a lour discrecions convenia[n]t pur la qualité et quantité de lour trespas  ii 501
commettre  commission 
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