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The Monastery (1820) is a novel by Sir Walter Scott Portrait of Sir Walter Scott, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. ...

Along with The Abbot, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources. It is set in the time of Mary Queen of Scots and the Elizabethan period (England). RZA (pronounced rizza, born Robert Diggs, July 5, 1969 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, USA) is an African American producer, rapper and the leader of the hip hop crew Wu-Tang Clan. ... Mary I of Scotland; known as Mary, Queen of Scots Mary I of Scotland (Mary Stuart or Stewart) (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587), better known as Mary, Queen of Scots, was the ruler of Scotland from December 14, 1542 – July 24, 1567. ... The Elizabethan Era is the period associated with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) and is often considered to be a golden age in English history. ...



  • Mary Avenel - noble orphan raised by Glendinnings
  • The Glendinnings
    • Simon Glendinning - tenant of the monastery
    • Halbert & Edward, Simon's sons.
  • Sir Piercie/Percy Shafton - an English knight and refugee in Scotland from his Roman Catholic involvements in England.

The silver Anglia knight, commissioned as a trophy in 1850, intended to represent the Black Prince. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


The action is centred around the Monastery of Kennaquhair, probably based on Melrose Abbey in south east Scotland, on the Tweed. At this time the Scottish Reformation is just beginning, and the monastery is in peril. Monastery of St. ... Melrose Abbey, June 2004 Melrose Abbey, located in Melrose, Scotland, was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks, on the request of King David I of Scotland. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen of the UK Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by... Tweed is a type of fabric using the twill weave. ... The Reformation in Scotland was arguably the most important event in Scottish history. ...

A love story is interwoven as the Glendinning boys fall in love with Mary Avenel.

Edward ends up becoming a monk, and Halbert finally marries Mary, after service with the Earl of Murray. The title Earl of Moray (pronounced Murry) has been created several times in the Peerage of Scotland. ...

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Throughout the history of Christ’s Church, monasteries have served as centers of spiritual enlightenment, strongholds of Orthodox truth and piety, havens for those seeking salvation through ascetic struggle, prayer, and humility, and places of pilgrimage for those desirous of inner renewal, reflection, and spiritual guidance.
With God’s help, the monastery has steadfastly sought to fulfill this holy purpose, and by doing so, has proven indispensable to the life and growth of the Orthodox Church on this continent.
It is our hope that this website will serve not only as an introduction to the monastery for those unfamiliar with its rich history and significant impact on the Church in America, but also as means for the further glorification of God and His Saints who have walked these hallowed grounds.
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Saint Saba organized the monks of the Judean Desert in a monastery close to Betlehem (483), and this is considered the mother of all monasteries of the Eastern Orthodox churches.
Buddhist monasteries, known as vihara, emerged from the practice of vassa, the retreat undertaken by Buddhist monks and nuns during the South Asian rainy season.
Forest monasteries- most commonly found in the Theravada traditions of Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka- are monasteries dedicated primarily to the study of Buddhist meditation, rather than scholarship or ceremonial duties.
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