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" Simony is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward. "
Lalage's lovers - Page 219
by George A. Birmingham - 1911 - 268 pages
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...the right of presentation to a living is forfeited and vested firo hac vice in the crown. Simony is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward. It is so called from the resemblance it is said to bear to the sin of Simon Magus,...
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A Theological Dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - Theology - 1807
...and seem to have been, from first to last, and without any one exception, mere impostures. SIMONY, is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice, for money, gift, or reward. It is so called from the resemblance it is said to bear to the hin of Simon Magus,...
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A theological dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - Theology - 1810
....and seem to have been, from first to last, and without any one exception, mere impostures. SIMONY, is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice, for money, gift, or reward. It is so called from the resemblance it is said to bear to the sin of Simon Magus,...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 11

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...arithmetic, geometry. X SIM Sec. denotes the relation of two things similar to each other. SIMONY, is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice, for money, rift, reward, or benefit. It was not an offence punishable criminally at the common law, it being1...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 11

William Nicholson - Science - 1821
...SIMILITUDE, in arithmetic, geometry, &c. denotes the relation of two things similar to each other. SIMONY, is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice, for money, gift, rewarrl, or benefit. It was not an offence punishable criminally at the common law, it being...
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Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar Explanations of ..., Volume 2

George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823
...to the ordinary by neglect of the patron to present within six calendar months. 4-. For simony, ie the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward, whereby the right of presentation to a living is forfeited, and vested pro fiac vice...
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The British Constitution; Or, An Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...punishable by the temporal courts with fine, imprisonment, and infamous corporal punishment. VIII. Simony, or the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for gift or reward, is also to be considered as an offence against religion ; as well by reason of the...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...punishable by the temporal courts with fine, imprisonment, and infamous corporal punishment p. VIII. SIMONY, or the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for gift or reward, is also to be considered as an offence against religion ; as well by reason of the...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - Law - 1825
...the right of presentation to a living is forfeited, and vested pro hae vice in the crown. Simony is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward. It is so called from the resemblance it is said to bear to the sin of Simon Magus,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone, Sir John Taylor Coleridge - Law - 1825
...punishable by the temporal courts with fine, imprisonment, and infamous corporal punishment p. VIII. SIMONY, or the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for gift or reward, is also to be considered as an offence against religion ; as well by reason of the...
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