Regarding annualrents paid out of the property of the crown to prelates or beneficed persons

It is statute and ordained by our sovereign lord and his estates in this present parliament that after the death of the present possessors of the prelacies and other benefices within this realm, the annualrents paid thereto out of the burgh mails, customs and other rents of the property to remain with his highness and his successors as a part of the patrimony of the crown; and none that shall happen to be provided in title to the said prelacies, or other inferior benefices, shall have right or action to crave or recover the same annualrents, notwithstanding their provisions general or special whatsoever, without prejudice always of the hospitals and colleges within universities and schools within this realm.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.10v. Back
  2. The letter 'V.' written in the margin. Back