Definition of Benefices

1. Noun. (plural of benefice) ¹



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Definition of Benefices

1. benefice [v] - See also: benefice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benefices

benefactor
benefactors
benefactour
benefactress
benefactresses
benefactrix
benefacts
benefic
benefice
beneficed
beneficence
beneficences
beneficent
beneficential
beneficently
benefices (current term)
beneficial
beneficial owner
beneficially
beneficialness
beneficiaries
beneficiary
beneficiate
beneficiated
beneficiates
beneficiating
beneficiation
beneficiations
beneficient
beneficing

Literary usage of Benefices

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"All that was needed to transform the précarité into benefices, was to do a\vay ... A few parochial benefices are found in the province of San Francisco, ..."

2. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1915)
"benefices of the latter kind were found only during the ascendancy of the ... To be sure that they would follow him, he granted them benefices to enable ..."

3. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"It is possible, though I am not aware of any documents which prove it, that benefices may, in some instances, have been granted for a term of years, ..."

4. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"benefices, in ca»< s lawfully permitted by the in th.it behalf. ... Benefited Parson« having benefices therefore of their Friends that be able to pay. tion, ..."

5. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1906)
"benefices. WHEN the Inquisition was established, it was apparent that if its officials, or a portion of them, could be quartered on the Church there might ..."

6. History of the Origin of Representative Government in Europe by Guizot (François) (1861)
"Proofs of the co-existence of various modes of conferring benefices, from the fifth to the tenth ... Of benefices conceded for a limited time; the precaria. ..."

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