Annates
Annats An"nats, Annates An"nates, n. pl. [See {Ann}.] (Eccl. Law) The first year's profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings. [1913 Webster]

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  • Annates — • The first fruits, or first year s revenue of an ecclesiastical benefice paid to the Papal Curia (in medieval times to bishops also) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Annates     Annates …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Annates — (Latin annatae) were the whole of the first year s profits of a benefice which were generally given to the papal treasury. They were also known as the First Fruits (Latin primitiae), a concept which dates back to earlier Greek, Roman, and Hebrew… …   Wikipedia

  • ANNATES — Nom donné, au Moyen Âge, à une taxe levée par la papauté à l’occasion d’une nouvelle collation d’un bénéfice mineur et dont le montant correspondait théoriquement aux revenus d’une année de ce bénéfice, ou «annates». Cette taxe apparut au cours… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ANNATES —     A cet article du Dictionnaire encyclopédique, savamment traité, comme le sont tous les objets de jurisprudence dans ce grand et important ouvrage, on peut ajouter que l époque de l établissement des annates étant incertaine, c est une preuve… …   Dictionnaire philosophique de Voltaire

  • annates — ▪ tax       a tax on the first year s income (first fruits) from an ecclesiastical benefice given by a new incumbent either to the bishop or to the pope. The first mention of the practice appears in the time of Pope Honorius III (d. 1227). The… …   Universalium

  • Annates — Annate Les Annates étaient un impôt perçu par le Pape sur les bénéfices ecclésiastiques, à chaque vacance du siège doté. Créé par Clément V (1305 1314, premier pape d Avignon) en 1306, cet impôt représentait une année de revenus, déduction faite… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Annates — See First fruits …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • annates — n. tithe of income given to the Pope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • annates — [ aneɪts] plural noun chiefly historical a year s revenue of a Roman Catholic see or benefice, paid to the Pope by a bishop or other cleric newly appointed to the see or benefice. Origin C16: from Fr., from med. L. annata year s proceeds , from… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Annates — ♦ First year s income paid to the papacy by the incumbent of a benefice to which he had been papally provided. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272 1461, 359) Related terms: Services …   Medieval glossary

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