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Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533

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XII Such Licences, &c. granted by such Two Prelates, &c. shall be valid.E+W

And that the seid two spirituall [X1persons or prelates] to whome in suche cases any suche commission shalbe directed, shall have power and auctoritie to graunt every suche licence facultie dispensacion instrument and other wrytynges, soo refused to be graunted by the seid Archebishope or Gardyan for the tyme being, by an instrument under theire seales takyng lyke fees and charges for the same as is before rehersed and not above under the paynes afore remembred: And that every suche licence facultie and dispensacion soo graunted for eny cases or matters wherunto any confirmacion under the kynges greate seale is appoynted by this acte to be had in maner and forme above declared, shalbe had and opteyned accordyngly, and suche licences and confirmacions shalbe had for lyke fees and charges as they are above specified and not above, under the paynes above mencioned; And that every suche licence facultie (X2) dispensacion and other wrytyng, to be graunted by the seid prelattes or persons to be assigned by the Kynges Highnes hys heirs and successours as is afore seid, shalbe of as good value strengh and effecte and as beneficiall and profytable to the persons procuryng the same as yf they had byn made graunted and obteyned under the name and seale of the seid Archebishope.

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X1Variant reading of the text noted in The Statutes of the Realm as follows: Prelates or Persons O. [O. refers to a collection in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge]

X2Variant reading of the text noted in The Statutes of the Realm as follows: and nu. 28 [nu. 28 refers to the numbering of the membranes composing the Parliament Roll]

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