What is Allegation Of Faculties?

Legal Definition
When a suit is instituted in the English ecclesiastical courts, in order to obtain alimony, before it is allowed, an alIegation must be made on the part of the wife, stating the property of the husband. This allegation is called an allegation of faculties. Shelf. on Mar. and Div. 587.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A statement made by the wife of the property of her husband, in order to her obtaining niimony. See Faculties.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A wife’s statement concerning her husband’s property as a basis for an award of alimony. See 11 Ala. 763.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary