queen annes bounty

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Queen Anne's Bounty
 
n
1.  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.  the office or board administering this fund

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