Queen Anne's Bounty


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Queen Anne's Bounty

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1. (Anglicanism) a fund formed by Queen Anne in 1704 for the augmentation of the livings of the poorer Anglican clergy. In 1948 the administrators of the fund were replaced by the Church Commissioners for England
2. (Anglicanism) the office or board administering this fund
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This year marks the 400th anniversary of Queen Anne's Bounty - the funding which provides the Church with money to house the clergy.