Dean of the Arches

Dean of the Arches
In England, the presiding judge of the Court of Arches (q.v.)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Arches Court — /archaz kort/ In English ecclesiastical law, a court of appeal belonging to the Archbishop of Canterbury, the judge of which is called the Dean of the Arches , because his court was anciently held in the church of Saint Mary le Bow (Sancta Maria… …   Black's law dictionary

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