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Queen Anne Churches

Queen Anne's Bounty Act 1714

The Queen Anne’s Bounty Act 1714 (c.19) is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.

The long title of the Act is:

An Act for making more effectual her late Majesties gracious Intention for augmenting the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

The Act gave augmented churches legal personality as corporations. Although partially repealed, much of the Act is still in force today.

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