Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Certain articles or ordi-nancos drawn up by Archbishop Parker and some of the bishops in 1564, at the request of Queen Elizabeth, the object of which was to enforce decency and uniformity in the ritual of the church. The queen subsequently refused to give her official sanction to these advertisemenis, and left them to be ehforcod by the bishops under their general powers. Phillim. Ecc. Law, 910; 2 Proh. Div. 276; Id. 354.