Noun(1) an endowed church office giving income to its holder
Verb(1) endow with a benefice
(1) This had been the first benefice bestowed on Becket by Archbishop Theobald.(2) Perhaps the book helped him to relieve a conscience burdened by the knowledge that he was not carrying out the pastoral duties of his benefice .(3) All clergy who hoped for election to a benefice in the new constitutional Church had to take it.(4) He received from Archbishop Warham the benefice of Aldington in Kent and, on resigning it, a pension which was continued until his death.(5) A patent signed by Marino and dated August 24, 1536, which entitled Clovio to the benefice of the nearby church of S. Bartolomeo a Castel Rigone, supports Vasari's account.(6) Latimer, despite having opportunity to preach often in London, soon grew weary of court and the king offered him a benefice at West Kington, in Wiltshire.(7) Immediately after his wife's death he took minor orders as a step towards entering the priesthood, and was awarded a benefice .(8) The chancery received petitions, examined the qualifications of candidates for benefices , and had official custody of the records of the curia (the Vatican Library had not yet been created).(9) The title ├ö├ç├┐dean├ö├ç├û is also held - as ├ö├ç├┐rural dean├ö├ç├û - by a beneficed clergyman in a part-time capacity.(10) The distinctive grave goods of the priest developed precisely at the time when the priesthood was under reform, when efforts were made to stop priests marrying, and passing benefices to their sons.(11) Because of the large number of clergy, and an even larger number of laymen who flocked to Rome seeking benefices and positions in the papal court, the city's population contained a high ratio of men to women.(12) Lastly, in 1571, the Settlement gained teeth sharper than the Act of Uniformity, when a Subscription Act required the beneficed clergy to assent to the Thirty-nine Articles.(13) By 1280, the Church in each country had experience of the practice of papal provision, whereby the pope actually nominated candidates to benefices , including from time to time episcopal sees.(14) Many supporters from leading Frankish families followed him to Italy and were for a long time cut off from their properties and benefices in the countries of origin (which were often even confiscated).(15) It is also possible that, as later in the middle ages, the numbers of deacons and priests ordained outstripped the availability of benefices .(16) Every noble enjoying full transmissible nobility was entitled to participate in the noble assemblies, as was every beneficed clergyman in the clerical ones.
(1) benefice :: benefice
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Different Formsbenefice, benefices
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