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Alien priory


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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Google previewHistory of the Alien Priories in England to the Confiscation of Henry V (1916)

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 ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

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


Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England (1833)

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.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

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.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

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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