The accused is powerless to remove any name from the list unless for over-age or non-residence.
The members of the committee might not be voters because of age, non-residence, etc.
But non-residence was one of the scandals of the age and Hugh was inflexible in this matter.
Richard of the Devizes, his account of the non-residence of canons, 86, 173.
The non-residence of Canons became a matter of complaint in the twelfth century.
Against this were to be set the “enclosing” and “non-residence” grievances.
non-residence and plurality, however, were not confined to foreigners.
In the thirteenth century even more than afterwards, the great difficulty in the working of secular colleges was non-residence.
The leave of non-residence is sometimes extended to two or three years, or renewed from time to time.
We have glimpses of the reasons for which licences of non-residence were sometimes given.