Sentence Examples


  • Clergy without title or benefice, picking up a living anyhow (cf.
  • 27 annates and all the benefice reservations which did not appear in the Corpus Juris.
  • On his return to Spain, Moratin was tonsured and presented to a sinecure benefice in the diocese of Burgos, and in 1786 his first play, ET Viejo y la nina, was produced at the Teatro del Principe.
  • When ordered abroad they could nominate a son, if capable, to hold the benefice and carry on the duty.
  • The benefice was inalienable, could not be sold, pledged, exchanged, sublet, devised or diminished.

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