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the right in English law of presenting a nominee to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice

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87) The Cecils were successively Masters of the Court of Wards and Liveries and their job was to "survey and dispose of all and every of our Wards, Idiots, and Lunatiques, and respectively, of their Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, Chattels, goods, properties, interests, rights, titles, Intrusions, Arrearages and Mean-rates, and all Liveries, Ouster le maines, and ancient Mannors, and all Advowsons, and presentations of Churches, Herriots, Reliefes, Coppyholds, Woods, Mines, and Quarries, of any of our Wards, and of all duties belonging, or to belong to us by reason of any Tenure": Ley, A5r.
advowsons, dignities, and corodies), whereas Blackstone knew nothing of condominium restrictions and time-shares.
The entries cover all those things one is assumed to know such as the meaning of enclosures, advowsons, ridings, militia, saints' days, window tax, ossuaries, heraldry (one of the author's main interests), Martello towers, glebe, boroughs and so on and on.
no Manors, Lands, Tenements, Rents, Advowsons, or other Hereditaments, Corporeal or Incorporeal whatsoever, nor any Sum or Sums of Money, Goods or Chattels, Stock in the Publick Funds .
Traditional were the plan dividing each county set of volumes into general chapters covering some topics on a county-wide basis and topographical chapters on each place, and the dominance of the latter by subjects of interest to local landowners and antiquaries: descents of manors and advowsons and architectural accounts of churches.