Simony of Ecclesiastical Law in UK Law

Legislation
  • Statute Law (Repeals) Measure 2018
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2018
    ...... of the Church of England to repeal certain enactments of ecclesiastical law which (except in so far as their effect is preserved) are no longer of ...14) . Section 5. . . .   Simony Act 1588 (31 Eliz 1 c. 6) . Sections 4 and 5 in so far as they impose a ......
  • Simony Act 1688
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1688
    ......(1 Will. & Mar.) C A P. XVI. 'WH E R E A S it hath often happened, that Persons Simoniack or Simoniacally promoted to Benefices or Ecclesiastical Livings, have enjoyed the Benefit of such Livings many Years, and sometimes all their Life-time, by reason of the secret Carriage of such Simoniacal ......
  • Simony Act 1713
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1713
    ......Stat. 2. An Act for the better Maintenance of Curates within the Church ofEngland. ; and for preventing any Ecclesiastical Persons from buying the next Avoidance of any Church Preferment. (13 Ann.) C A P. XII. (11). 'WH E R E A S the absence of beneficed Ministers ought ......
  • Simony Act 1588
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1588
    ...... and Comuption in Presentations, Collations and Donations of and to Benefices, Dignities, Prebends, and other Livings and Promotions Ecclesiastical, and in Admissions, Institutions and Inductions to the same:S-V. The Penalty for presenting to a Benefice, or for being presented for Reward.V The ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Hauke Brunkhorst’s Critical Theory of Legal Revolutions
    • Nbr. 23-4, December 2014
    • Social & Legal Studies
    This article sets out a critical response to the recent work of Hauke Brunkhorst. In particular, it raises questions about the theory construction underlying this work, notably the elements of Brun...
    ...... law into a medium for far-reaching reform of the ecclesiastical organization, formed a caesura in the com- ... of the priesthood and the church (struggling against simony......
  • Power-sharing ‘discontinuities’: Legitimacy, rivalry, and credibility
    • Nbr. 30-1, January 2018
    • Journal of Theoretical Politics
    Power-sharing arrangements between a leader and a popular outsider can be mutually beneficial and threatening. The literature has focused primarily on the former’s trade-off where a leader gains le...
    ......64). Tw o of the specific concerns were simony (selling of church offices) and clerical marriage. At the 1049 synod in ... would transform the Church into ‘a civil as well as an ecclesiastical imperium in imperio [empire inside an empire]’ (To ynbee, 1971: p. ......
  • Associations in Social Contract Theory: Toward a Pluralist Contractarianism
    • Nbr. 68-2, May 2020
    • Political Studies
    Liberals can be distinguished from one another in a number of ways, including by what they regard as the greatest threats to liberty. According to Jacob T. Levy, “rationalist” liberals think that n...
    ...... activ- ity in its name or by its officials. Similarly, simony laws, the prohibition on the sale of  ecclesiastical offices and ......
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