prelatial

prelatial

(prəˈleɪʃəl)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of, or relating to, a prelate
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While there is no evidence that this issue was part of the poverty debates in the 1270s--although the question of episcopal property, as was the origin of prelatial authority, certainly was--the advisors of Philip III would probably have liked to have heard some justification of royal policy on regalian rights.