commendator


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commendator

(ˈkɒmənˌdeɪtə)
n
a person who holds a commendam
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The Journalist then recites the complaint of the injured Allan Stewart, Commendator of Crossraguel, to the Regent and Privy Council, averring his having been carried, partly by flattery, partly by force, to the black vault of Denure, a strong fortalice, built on a rock overhanging the Irish channel, where to execute leases and conveyances of the whole churches and parsonages belonging to the Abbey of Crossraguel, which he utterly refused as an unreasonable demand, and the more so that he had already conveyed them to John Stewart of Cardonah, by whose interest he had been made Commendator.
L'egoista fagico Gaddiano (Gonzalo e il suo doppio intertestuale, il commendator Angeloni del Pasticciaccio) accumula cibo finche il corpo non ne rifiuta definitivamente l'assunzione, si oppone disperatamente alla dilapidazione del patrimonio di famiglia, e si rinchiude nei confini dei suoi possedimenti--la funzione del terribile muro, "simbolo piu che munizione dell'umano possesso" (La cognizione del dolore 379), della casa brianzea dei Gadda/Pirobutirro:
The Fourth Earl, following the tradition of medieval Scottish diplomacy, persuaded the Commendator of Crossraguel Abbey to consign valuable lands to Clan Kennedy – by roasting him alive in the dungeons of nearby Dunure Castle, an older Clan Kennedy stronghold.
En ellos intervenia el socio commendator o socio stantus, quien aportaba el 100% del capital o las mercaderias o el buque, permanecia oculto y asumia todo el riesgo de la empresa; por su parte, el tractator o commendatario acometia la expedicion maritima con los bienes entregados por el commendator.
The chronicler reports: 'Severus [sic], episcopus Ulixibonensis, episcopus Eborensis, Martinus, commendator milicie de Palmela .
Carrick 800 re- enactment of The Kennedy Feuds I, including the roasting of the Commendator of Crossraguel Abbey.