Origin of benefice
OTHER WORDS FROM beneficenon·ben·e·ficed, adjectiveun·ben·e·ficed, adjective
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How to use benefice in a sentence
Heinsberg had promised a certain benefice to Louis de Bourbon, the Duke's nephew, but gave it to another claimant.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
In one instance Parker deprived a vicar of his benefice for a denial of the verbal inspiration of the Bible.History of the English People|John Richard Green
Having infringed this politic law, he was put in prison, defamed, and driven from his benefice.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
Advowson, ad-vow′zun, n. the right of patronage or presentation to a church benefice.
For six years Jimenes held out, and at length in 1480 Carillo restored him to his benefice.