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Alien priory: Alien priories were religious establishments in England, such as a monastery or convent, which were under the control of another religious house outside of England. Usually the mother-house was located in France.
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A Dissertation ... by Chester William New
Origin of the Alien Priories The simplest definition of an alien priory is that it was an English religious house, dependent upon a foreign ...
A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by William Audsley
ALIEN PRIORY ALIPTERIUM ALKORANS ALLEGE ALLEGORY.
A New Law Dictionary (1792)
Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn
Alien priory, was a cell to some foreign monastery ; for when manors or tithes were given, as was frequently ...
With Historical and Statistical Descriptions by Samuel Lewis
Here was formerly an Alien priory of Benedictine monks, a cell to the abbey of St. Sever in Normandy, which was granted in the 7th of Edward IV. to Eton College. EDITH -WESTON (St.
Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton
An alien priory, for a prior and two Cluniac monks, a cell to St. Martin de Campis, at Paris, was founded here before 1291, and granted by Henry VI. to All Souls College, Oxford. CLAREBOROUGH, or CLAYBOROUGH, co. Nottingham.
by Abraham Rees
An alien priory, at Charlton, cell to the abbey of St. Ebrulf at Utica, in Normandy. 9 . A Gilbertine priory at Clattercote, dedicated to St. Leonard. It was for some time an hospital for lepers. Io. An alien priory of Block monks at Cogges, cell to the ...
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