A prebendal stall
is a seat
, usually in the back row of the choir
stalls, where a prebendary sits. It was a place of honor for dignitaries who where members of clergy
on staff at a cathedral
or collegiate church
The title Prebendary was given to a person who holds a prebend (also known as prebendal lands). These leaders were given an endowment of land, or a pension of money.