The two part of the benefices vacant shall appertain to the king

It is statute and ordained that the two part of the spirituality unassumed of all prelacies now vacant or that shall happen to become vacant and all fruits, rents, profits and emoluments thereof that should become vacant shall appertain to his highness and his successors to the sustentation of their houses and affairs and shall in no way be conveyed in all or in part to any person by way of pension, gift or disposition whatsoever.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.66r. Back