Christianity in Medieval Scotland
Christianity in Medieval Scotland includes all aspects of Christianity in the modern borders of Scotland in the Middle Ages. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now Lowland Scotland by Rom...
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Abbeys and priories in Scotland
List of monastic houses in Scotland is a catalogue of the abbeys, priories, friaries and other monastic religious houses of Scotland.In this article alien houses are included, as are smaller establish...
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Abbot of Iona
The Abbot of Iona was the head of Iona Abbey during the Middle Ages and the leader of the monastic community of Iona, as well as the overlord of scores of monasteries in both Scotland and Ireland, inc...
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Abbot of Melrose
The Abbot and then Commendator of Melrose was the head of the monastic community of Melrose Abbey, in Melrose in the Borders region of Scotland. The abbots of the earlier Northumbrian foundation from ...
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Ancient universities of Scotland
The ancient universities of Scotland are medieval and renaissance universities which continue to exist until the present day. The majority of the ancient universities of the British Isles are located ...
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Celtic Christianity
Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were common, or held to be common, across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages. "C...
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Abbot of Scone
The Abbot of Scone, before 1163 x 4, Prior of Scone, and then by the beginning of the 16th century, the Commendator of Scone, was the head of the community of Augustinian canons of Scone Abbey and the...
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Monymusk Priory
Monymusk Priory was a house of Augustinian canons based at Monymusk in Mar, Aberdeenshire. Gille Críst, Mormaer of Mar constructed a monastery there in the last decade of the 12th century. There were ...
Abbot of Dryburgh
The Abbot of Dryburgh (later, Commendator of Dryburgh) was the head of the Premonstratensian community of canons regular of Dryburgh Abbey in the Scottish Borders. The monastery was founded in 1150 by...
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Prior of Strath Fillan
The Prior of Strath Fillan was the head of the Augustinian monastic community of Strathfillan Priory, Strath Fillan in Argyll (now in the Stirling council area). The priors are badly documented and fe...
Beauly Priory
Beauly Priory was a Valliscaulian monastic community located at "Insula de Achenbady", now Beauly, Inverness-shire. It was probably founded in 1230. It is not known for certain who the founder was, d...
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Inchaffray Abbey
Inchaffray Abbey was situated by the village of Madderty, midway between Perth and Crieff in Strathearn, Scotland. The only traces now visible are an earth mound and some walls on rising ground which ...
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Abbot of Culross
The Abbot and then Commendator of Culross was the head of the monastic community of Culross Abbey, Fife, Scotland. The abbey was founded in 1218 on the patronage of Maol Choluim I, Earl of Fife by Cis...
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Fearn Abbey
Fearn Abbey – known as "The Lamp of the North" – has its origins in one of Scotland's oldest pre-Reformation church buildings. Part of the Church of Scotland and located to the southeast of ...
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Blackfriars, St Andrews
Blackfriars is the modern name for the Dominican friary of St Mary which existed in St Andrews, Scotland, in the later Middle Ages. The name is also used for the modern ruins.
Some later sources c...
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Robert de Keldeleth
Robert de Keldeleth (or Robert Kenleith) (died 1273) was a 13th-century Benedictine and then Cistercian abbot. He started his senior career as Abbot of Dunfermline (1240–52), becoming Chancellor of Sc...
Minister of South Berwick
The Minister of South Berwick was the head of the medieval house of non-mendicant Augustinian Trinatarian friars (also known as Red Friars) in the Scottish border town of South Berwick. The income of...
Lady Isle
Lady Isle is a small, uninhabited island, in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It was once home to a chapel dedicated to Saint Mary. The island features a lighthouse and a freshwater spring.
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William de Malveisin
Guillaume or William de Malveisin (also, modern forms Malvoisin or Mauvoisin) was Chancellor of Scotland, Bishop of Glasgow (1199/1200-1202) and then Bishop of St. Andrews (1202–1238).William Malveisi...
Lady's Well
The Lady's Well is beside the Tour rivulet in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire. (NS 4144 4063), Scotland. Location of the Lady's Well, Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire
Next to the Saint Maurs-Glencairn church in Ki...
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Prior of Restenneth
The Prior of Restenneth (later Commendator of Restenneth) was the head of the Augustinian canons of Restenneth Priory, Angus. The following is a list of priors and commendators: