Impropriations legal definition of impropriations
impropriate (redirected from impropriations)
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impropriateverb accroach, adopt, annex, apply to one's own uses, appropriate, arrogate, assume, assume ownership, avail oneself of, bear away, carry away, claim, claim unduly, confer ownership on oneself, convert, disseise, embezzle, employ, help oneself to, lay hold of, make one's own, make use of, misappropriate, peculate, pirate, possess, purloin, rob, seize, steal, take as one's own, take for oneself, take over, take possession of, take to oneself, thieve, use, usurp
See also: condemn, hold, impress, possess, preempt, seize
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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