Los beneficios eclesiasticos podian darse in commendam
, es decir, separando al titular del usuario o beneficiario.
9282, 1 June 1514--Rossi is given in commendam
the Augustinian priory of Argentre in the diocese of Le Mans), 587 (nr.
It was this which explained his translation from St Davids to Rochester (held in commendam
with the deanery of Westminster) and from Rochester to St Asaph, where he was less able to indulge his taste for good living.
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.