The Norman abbey of Lyra held the great tithes; the vicarial amounted to just one half of them, £6.
For this reason his vicarial representative can plead scores of excuses for presenting himself at “The Court.”
For this reason his vicarial representative can plead scores of excuses for presenting himself at "The Court."
His predecessor, the venerable John Crosse, known as the ‘blind vicar,’ had been inattentive to the vicarial claims.
But our government is altogether conducted on the footing of vicarial responsibility.
Rectorial glebe is not liable to pay vicarial tithe to the vicar, nor is vicarial glebe liable to rectorial tithe to the rector.