In English law. A court belonging to the Archbishop of Can-terbury, having jurisdiction of matters of form only, as the confirmation of bishops, and the. like. This court hns the same au-thority with the Court of Arches, but is of lnferior dignity and antiquity. The Dean of the Arches is the official auditor of the Audi-ence court. The Archbishop of York has also his Audieuce court