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

    Statutes which curbed the leasing of lands by the church.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    These are acts of parliament, restraining and regulating the exercise of a right or the power of alienation; the term Is specially applied to 1 Eliz. c. 19, and similar acts restraining the power of ecclesiastical corporations to make leases.