Definition of Prebends
1. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of prebend) ¹
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Definition of Prebends
1. prebend [n] - See also: prebend
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Literary usage of Prebends
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Church of England from the Abolition of the Roman by Richard Watson Dixon (1881)
"If all the prebends in the kingdom should be given to honest poor gentlemen, he urged that the service for the wars would be greatly replenished. ..."
2. Commentaries on the Roman-Dutch Law by Simon van Leeuwen (1820)
"Of Spiritual Institutions and prebends. 1. Whether and hoto far the Jus-patronatus appertains to Barons in placing or approving of Clergymen. 2. ..."
3. 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)
"... and prebends of Armagh and Exeter, all of which he is to resign" (Bliss, Calendar of Entries in Papal Registers, II, 524). He was archdeacon of Chester ..."
4. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"What! all the deacons, priests, curates perpetual, vicars, rectors, prebends, doctors, deans, archdeacons and fathers in God, right reverend and most ..."
5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1917)
"The revenues of the prebends were derived from churches and manors in Nottinghamshire ; and the cure of souls at Southwell, instead of being divided up ..."
6. A Letter to Archdeacon Singleton on the Ecclesiastical Commission by Sydney Smith, Thomas Singleton (1837)
"extinguished prebends sent into Northumberland. These feelings may be very ... New Bishops, new Dioceses, confiscated prebends, —Clergymen changing Bishops, ..."
7. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"An Act for protecting the Revenues of vacant Ecclesiastical Dignities, prebends, ... that due care be taken of the revenues of such dignities, prebends, ..."