Note 116
From Chapter 38 of the Decline & Fall

The bishop of Tours himself has recorded the complaint of Chilperic, the grandson of Clovis.

Ecce pauper remansit fiscus noster; ecce divitiae nostrae ad ecclesias sunt translatae: nulli penitus nisi soli Episcopi regnant (l. vi. c. 46, in tom. ii. p. 291).
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