Archicapellanus, Ie Archchaplain
Archicapellanus, i.e. Archchaplain was the title of the highest dignitary in the old Frankish empire. His duty was to make a report to the king on all ecclesiastical matters which were brought before the government. Generallyan archbishop was charged: with this office, and gradually it became connected with certain archiepiscopal sees. The office became extinct after a few centuries, and for the discharge of its duties eleemosynarii or aumoniers were instituted in the thirteenth century.