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protonotary apostolic

also prothonotary apostolic
n. pl. protonotaries apostolic or prothonotaries apostolic Roman Catholic Church
1. A prelate who is a member of a college charged with the registry of important pontifical proceedings.
2. A prelate upon whom the pope has bestowed the honorary title of a member of this college.
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Pope Paul VI reduced the monsignori to three ranks: the apostolic protonotary, honorary prelate, and chaplain of His Holiness, each rank with its own coat of arms and ecclesiastical dress accessories.
34) A cleric of the archdiocese of Lyons, he was also a papal notary, then apostolic protonotary (protonotarius apostolicus), protodatary (protodatarius), and papal assistant, and was finally raised to the cardinalate in the mass promotion of 1 July 1517, succeeding Giulio as cardinal priest of San Clemente five days later.
She mentions two political exiles from Genoa: Obietto Fieschi, an apostolic protonotary, and Paolo Campofregoso, archbishop of his city.
The work in fact addresses a negative critic of this kind of performance, the Apostolic Protonotary Corradolo Stanga (xiv; 8-9).
22) Apostolic Protonotary Teodoro da Montefeltro describes the event in some detail for the benefit of Barbara of Brandenburg, Marchioness of Mantua.
Giovanni Borgia, an Apostolic Protonotary, also appears as a witness in the documents.
To Jesus God and Son of God, to His Virgin Mother, to Anna His Maternal Grandmother, Johann Goritz, a Luxemburgher from Germany, Apostolic Protonotary, gave and dedicated this.