In an attempt to force Pope Clement VII to come to a favourable
conclusion in his divorce suit, Henry VIII confiscates all annates
(also known as the first fruits of benefices) usually passed to the
papacy from the English Church. In January, Parliament had passed
an Act which drastically cut down the size of these payments; now
they are withdrawn completely.
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Editors. "Henry VIII confiscates annates to pressure Pope Clement VII for his divorce". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14483, accessed 17 November 2017.]