A priory is a monastery governed by a prior or prioress. An alien priory is a priory which is dependent on a foreign mother house, and an alien priory cell was a residence of two or three monks dependent on a foreign mother house but sent to exploit a distant estate. Alien priory cells were suppressed in 1414. Buddhist monastery near Tibet A monastery is the habitation of monks. ... Events Council of Constance begins. ...
Strictly speaking, a priory is a secondary house created by an existing abbey, but this distinction fell out of use in late mediaeval times. This article is about an abbey as a religious building. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...
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