Medical Definition of Annates
1. The first year's profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings. See: Ann. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Annates
Literary usage of Annates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"The Conditional Restraint of annates (1532. 23 Henry VIII. c. 20. ... And for because the said annates have risen, grown, and increased, by an uncharitable ..."
2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"... from Rome as a consequence of the refusal to pay annates, appears positively in the close of their address: " May it please your Grace," they concluded, ..."
3. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1922)
"... prove of a The first Act of annates, cutting off the financial connection between the English church and the pope, was passed in the same year, 1532. ..."
4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The annates or first-fruits, which were paid to the Roman see from most nations in ... In the preamble it was stated that the annates had been originally ..."
5. The History of England, from the Accession of Henry VII. to the Death of by Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1906)
"A bill to CHAP. abolish the annates was passed against the opposition of all the ... It was therefore provided that all annates should henceforth cease, ..."
6. A Student's History of England, from the Earliest Times to 1885: From the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1891)
"The First Act of annates. 1532.—Having secured himself, as it were, ... annates were the first-fruits or first year's income of ecclesiastical benefices, ..."
7. Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"Payment of annates to the Pope forbidden Parliamentary History The struggle ... This year also an Act passed, concerning annates, or the First-Fruits of ..."
8. A Student's History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1902)
"The First Act of annates. 1532. Having secured himself, as it were, in the rear by the submission of the clergy, Henry proceeded to deal with the Pope. ..."