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  • Investiture of the Prince of Wales — The Investiture of the Prince of Wales is the ceremony marking the formal creation of the title of Prince of Wales, similar to a coronation. It should be noted that investiture is not required for Princes of Wales, who are created via Letters… …   Wikipedia

  • Title — For other uses, see Title (disambiguation). A title is a prefix or suffix added to someone s name to signify either veneration, an official position or a professional or academic qualification. In some languages, titles may even be inserted… …   Wikipedia

  • investiture — in|ves|ti|ture [ınˈvestıtʃə US tʃur] n formal a ceremony at which someone is given an official title investiture of ▪ the investiture of the Prince of Wales …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • investiture — noun (C) formal a ceremony at which someone is given an official title: the investiture of the Prince of Wales investment noun 1 (C, U) the money that people or organizations have put into a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit, or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • investiture — /investatyar/ A ceremony which accompanied the grant of lands in the feudal ages, and consisted in the open and notorious delivery of possession in the presence of the other vassals, which perpetuated among them the xra of their new acquisition… …   Black's law dictionary

  • investiture — /investatyar/ A ceremony which accompanied the grant of lands in the feudal ages, and consisted in the open and notorious delivery of possession in the presence of the other vassals, which perpetuated among them the xra of their new acquisition… …   Black's law dictionary

  • investiture — [[t]ɪnve̱stɪtʃə(r)[/t]] investitures N COUNT An investiture is a ceremony in which someone is given an official title. ...Edward VIII s investiture as Prince of Wales in 1911 …   English dictionary

  • investiture — /in ves ti cheuhr, choor /, n. 1. the act or process of investing. 2. the formal bestowal, confirmation, or presentation of rank, office, or a possessory or prescriptive right, usually involving the giving of insignia or an official title. 3. the …   Universalium

  • investiture — in•ves•ti•ture [[t]ɪnˈvɛs tɪ tʃər, ˌtʃʊər[/t]] n. 1) the act or process of investing, as with a rank, office, or title 2) the state of being invested, as with a garment, quality, etc 3) something that covers or adorns 4) archaic something that… …   From formal English to slang

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

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