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

    An ecclesiastical court of jurisdiction inferior to the Court of Arches.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. A court bslonging to the Archbishop of Canterbury, having jurisdiction of matters of form only, as' the confirmation of bishops, and the like. This court has the same authority with the Court of Arches, but is of inferior dignity and antiquity. The Dean of the Arches is the official auditor of the Audience court The Archbishop of York has also his Audience court.