FACULTIES, COURT OF
\fˈakə͡ltˌiz], \fˈakəltˌiz], \f_ˈa_k_əl_t_ˌi_z]\
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In English ecclesiastical law. A jurisdiction or tribunalbelonging to the archbishop. It does not hold pleas in any suits, but creates rights topews, monuments, and particular places, and modes of burial. It has also variouspowers under 25 lien. VIII. c. 21, in granting licenses of different descriptions, as alicense to marry, a faculty to erect an organ in a parish church, to level a church-yard,to remove bodies previously buried. 4 Inst. 337.
By Henry Campbell Black