That ministers shall be presented by the king's majesty and the lawful patrons to all benefices of cure under prelacies

2Item, it is statute and ordained by our sovereign lord, with advice of his three estates of this present parliament, that all benefices of cure under prelacies shall be presented by our sovereign lord and the lawful persons in the favour of able and qualified ministers apt and willing to enter in that function and to discharge the duty thereof; and in case any shall happen to be given and conveyed otherwise hereafter, decrees and declares the gifts and dispositions to be null and of no value, force nor effect.

  1. NAS, PA2/12, f.67r.
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