Queen Anne's Bounty Act 1714

The Queen Anne’s Bounty Act 1714 (c 19) is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. It is one of the Queen Anne's Bounty Acts 1706 to 1870.[1]

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 Although partially repealed, much of the Act is still in force today.


  1. The Short Titles Act 1896, section 2(1) and Schedule 2

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