In commendam

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In com`men´dam

1.(Law) See Commendam, and Partnership in Commendam, under Partnership.
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The second codicil was made out for his bishopric of St-Jean-de-Maurienne in Savoy, held in commendam, and for Francesco de' Massimi and Ludovico de' Mattei, both of whom were entrusted with significant responsibilities in connection with the legacies for the cardinal's family.
382v]) record his continuing patronage at Rouen, induding gifts to the episcopal manor and to several Benedictine foundations, such as Mont-Saint-Michel, held by him in commendam.
In the instances of his responsibilities held in commendam, such as the Norman abbeys of Montebourg in the archdiocese of Coutances, Sr-Ouen in Rouen, or Mont-St-Michel on the coast, there is little or no evidence of his presence, but rather of actions in his name carried out by vicars general and suffragans.