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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses
Joyce M. Horn
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'Table: Suspension of prebends, 1841-54', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses (1992), pp. 134. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35294 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.
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Table to illustrate suspension of prebends at Worcester, 1841-54,
in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113
s. 8 And be it enacted, That in the Chapters of the Cathedral Churches of
Durham and Worcester ... respectively Six Canonries shall be suspended in the
following Order; (that is to say,) the first Two vacant Canonries shall be
suspended, and the Canonry thirdly vacant shall be filled up; and the Two
Canonries fourthly and fifthly vacant shall be suspended, and the then next
vacant Canonry shall be filled up; and the Two Canonries which shall then next
be vacant shall be suspended.
Thus the prebends were reduced by 1854 to the requisite number of four.
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