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LEGATES. Legates are extraordinary ambassadors sent by the pope to catholic countries to represent him, and to exercise his jurisdiction. They are distinguished from the ambassadors of the pope who are sent to other powers.
     2. The canonists divide them into three kinds, namely: 1. Legates A latere. 2. Legati missi. 3. Legati nati.
     3.-1. Legates latere hold the first rank among those who are honored by a legation; they are always chosen from the college of cardinals, and are called a latere, in imitation of the magistrates of ancient Rome, who were taken from the court, or side of the emperor.
     4.-2. The legati missi are simple envoys.
     5.-3. The legati nati, are those who are entitled to be legates by birth.

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Another step in the availability of digitized climatologies came in 1990, when the first one adjusted for gauge error became available (Legates and Willmott 1990, cited in Legates and McCabe 2005).
Two separate trials were held in Pomerelia, one in 1320 and 1339, and both were held before papal legates.
The popes never attended, but controlled things from Rome via their legates, who alone could present agenda items.
Galileo's trial did not take place in a large hemicycle, nor did it take place before six or seven Papal legates and a vast audience.
The articles collected in the second section on papal diplomacy are divided into those dealing with nuncios and legates, and those concerned with the papacy and France during the reign of Henri IV, although in fact these are largely concerned with some of the nuncios and legates discussed in the first group of articles.
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As a solution, the gating system was changed to a more conventional system with the filter basin, runner bar and legates that were at the parting being moved to the top of the flange.
The ancient Jubilee tradition of opening the Holy Doors at the four patriarchal basilicas has always been carried out by four different people, the Pope and three Cardinal Legates.
By this time Seripando, who was now a cardinal, had been named one of five papal legates charged with supervising the council proceedings.
William of Malmesbury, for example, mentions two cardinals sent to England as legates in 1061, but does not give their names, although one of them is usually taken as Ermenfrid, bishop of Sion.