This right and duty became a jurisdiction in all testamentary causes.
He had pledged himself to respect the testamentary disposition of Henry VIII.
C. 12 recites that the hearing of appeals was an usurpation by the pope and a grievous abuse, and proceeds to take away the appeal in matrimonial, testamentary and tithe causes, and to hinder by forbidding citation and process from Rome, all original hearings also.
Testamentary causes at first were subject to the concurrent jurisdiction of the spiritual and secular courts.
C. 12) takes away appeals to Rome in causes testamentary and matrimonial and in regard to right of tithes, oblations and obventions.