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  • A rector is incumbent of a benefice never held under a monastery, and he receives all the tithes; a vicar (i.e.
  • This the incumbent had refused (Keat v.
  • His ordinary life was that of an officer of the Guards, modified by the ceremonial duties incumbent on him as heir to the throne.
  • Even the incumbent of a parish is in law a " corporation sole," his benefice a freehold; and until the establishment in 1836, by act of parliament, of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners nothing could be done to adjust the inequalities in the emoluments of the clergy resulting from the natural rise and fall of the value of property in various parts of the country.
  • At the age of twenty-four he entered the priesthood, becoming one of two curates under the incumbent of Pingjum, a village near his birthplace.
 

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