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Hence the oath of fealty was a personal obligation, and investiture was needful before the new feudee took possession.

It was rather an investiture of knighthood for prowess in battle, accompanied with the knightly preparation of fasting and vigil.

The FijiansBasil Thomson

The investiture of our English sovereigns per annulum, or by the ring, is an important part of our present coronation ceremonial.

Finger-Ring LoreWilliam Jones

The omen being considered favourable, the investiture ceremony was proceeded with.

For the only existing rights are those of privilege and investiture, founded absolutely upon sealed stipulations.

When Dr. Barth arrived in Aghadez, the investiture was about to take place.

To invite a teacher, is compared to the investiture of a general by the emperor with supreme command.

Village Life in ChinaArthur H. Smith

The Armil, or Stole, is the only ecclesiastic symbol now retained in the investiture of our kings.

I had seen the King's son only once before—at his investiture in Carnarvon Castle.

I consider the investiture to be nearly completed, and we must now look for the operations of a siege.

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