tithes

/tay3z/ In English law, the tenth part of the increase, yearly arising and renewing from the profits of lands, the stock upon lands, and the personal industry of the inhabitants. 2 Bl.Comm. 24. A species of incorporeal hereditament, being an ecclesiastical inheritance collateral to the estate of the land, and due only to an ecclesiastical person by ecclesiastical law.
See also tithing
@ great tithes
In English ecclesiastical law, tithes of corn, peas and beans, hay and wood.
+ great tithes
In ecclesiastical law, the more valuable tithes: as, corn, hay, and wood.
See tithes
@ minute tithes
Small tithes, such as usually belong to a vicar, as of wool, lambs, pigs, butter, cheese, herbs, seeds, eggs, honey, wax, etc.
@ mixed tithes
Those which arise not immediately from the ground, but from those things which are nourished by the ground, e.g., colts, chickens, calves, milk, eggs, etc.
@ personal tithes
Personal tithes are tithes paid of such profits as come by the labor of a man's person; as by buying and selling, gains of merchandise and handicrafts, etc.
@ predial tithes
Such as arise immediately from the ground; as, grain of all sorts, hay, wood, fruits, and herbs
@ tithe-free
Exempted from the payment of tithes
@ tithe rent-charge
A rent-charge established in lieu of tithes, under the tithes commutation act, 1836 (St. 6 No. 7 Wm. IV, c. 71). As between landlord and tenant, the tenant paying the tithe rent-charge is entitled, in the absence of express agreement, to deduct it from his rent, under section 70 of the above act. And a tithe rentcharge unpaid is recoverable by distress as rent in arrear
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Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Tithes — • The tenth part of the increase arising from the profits of land and stock, alotted to the clergy for their support or devoted to religious or charitable uses Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Tithes     Tithes …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Tithes — (engl., spr. taidhes, »Zehnten«), Abgaben in England …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • tithes — Tenths; a species of incorporeal hereditaments, being the tenth part of the increase, yearly arising and renewing from the profits of lands, the stock upon lands, and the personal industry of the inhabitants, due the church for the support of the …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tithes — A tenth of annual income, set aside for religious purposes and validated by Jacob s vow at Bethel (Gen. 28:22). In the second Temple the tithe was collected in the Temple to maintain the priesthood (Neh. 10:37–8), but it was not always paid… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • tithes — taɪð n. tenth part; tenth part of one s income paid as a tax for the support of religious institutions v. pay a tenth of one s income to support the Church; collect taxes equalling one tenth of each person s income to support the Church …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tithes — 1) thetis 2) theist …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Tithes —    Dr Attempts to create discontent on the subject of, 79. L Collection of, by Quebec Seminary, sanctioned by the French king, 10; fixed by Sovereign Council at one twenty sixth, 10; Laval obtains authority to collect one thirteenth as, 50; rate… …   The makers of Canada

  • TITHES — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tithes, Lay — • Ecclesiastical tithes, which in the course of time became alienated from the Church to lay proprietors Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TITHES, CHURCH — TITHES, CHURCH, customary institution or article of canon law according to which one tenth of the income from buildings of every category was to be paid to the parish church. The theorists of canon law claim that the ecclesiastic tithe was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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