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Queen Anne's Bounty

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noun

[mass noun] historical
Duties called ‘first fruits and tenths’, payable originally to the Pope but made payable to the Crown by Henry VIII, and directed by Queen Anne in 1704 to be used to augment the livings of the poorer clergy.

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