Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The increment of crown revenue from appropriation of church property.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The increase of the crown's revenues from the suppression of religious houses and the appropriation of their lands and revenues. Also the name of a court (now abalished) erected 27 Hen. VIII., in determine suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey-lands.