from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of enthronizing or enthroning; ecclesiastical, the act of formally placing a bishop for the first time on the episcopal seat or throne (cathedra) in his cathedral. Also spelled
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- noun The act of enthroning; hence, the admission of a bishop to his stall or throne in his cathedral.
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- noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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In the case of a bishop it is known as enthronization or enthronement.
The corresponding ceremony for a bishop is known as enthronization (q.v.).
This folemnity is called his enthronization, and puts his grace in formal poiTeflion of the metropoliti -
King of Scots, and all the magnates north of the Trent, together with a multitude of nobles and many others, were present at his enthronization.
When the “Albatross” came flying over Dahomey, the old King Bahadou had just died, and the whole population was proceeding to the enthronization of his successor.
And then the senators made ready for his enthronization.
Equivalent to enthronization is the adoratio of the pope by the cardinals, which is performed in
The enthronization can also take place independently of the consecration; in this case, the bishop, after taking his seat upon the throne, receives there the homage of all ecclesiastics present in the cathedral.
Middle Ages we find the inthronizatio matrimonii, or enthronization of marriage, which was nothing else than the blessing in the nuptial
Nicholas II declared that the omission of the enthronization did not prevent the pope from administering the Church.