What is Augmentation?

Legal Definition
Old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The increase of the crown's revenues from the suppression of religious houses and the appropriation of their lands and revenues. Also the name of a court (now abalished) erected 27 Hen. VIII., in determine suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey-lands.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The increment of crown revenue from appropriation of church property.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary