impropriate

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This chapter continues with a brief biography of Bramhall and a description of his and Wentworth's efforts to restore impropriations and church property through high-profile prosecutions.
94) Such extortions are linked with offerings at the Hebrew temple at Jerusalem: "For not only was her Corban to be satisfied with the product of such oblations, but lands were to be set apart and sequestred, the revenue of which past first through her fingers, and were made Impropriations of her own.
There continued to be some central leadership, most notably in the secretive Feoffees for Impropriations.