Queen Anne's Bounty


noun Church of England

a fund formed by Queen Anne in 1704 for the augmentation of the livings of the poorer Anglican clergy. In 1948 the administrators of the fund were replaced by the Church Commissioners for England
the office or board administering this fund

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