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abbacy

the office, term of office, or jurisdiction of an abbot or abbess
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The secure dating of the Roman du Mont Saint-Michel to the early part of the abbacy of Robert de Torigni (1154-86), however, seems to rule out the possibility that Dominic of Evesham was familiar with Guillaume de Saint-Pair's version of the Peril.
The actual time span of the texts may be shorter, since this begins the count with Philip's visit although he may have written the text any time before 1272, the final year of his abbacy and a time when he was apparently abroad from the abbey and in failing health.
For the date of his abbacy we have solely the testimony of Gallia Christiana, VII (Paris, 1744), col.
Because of his reformer's zeal, in 1773 the next pope, Clement XIV, made Braschi a cardinal, but then relegated him to minor appointments of Sant'Onofrio and the commendatory abbacy of Subiaco, a poor and neglected territory about 30 kilometers outside Rome.
Fra Domenico da Lecce) Following the second election of his abbacy (1497-1501) the spaces between the columns of the great cloister positioned on the right hand side of the entrance to the monastery, which look West, were painted at his instigation with remarkable skill and expense by very famous artists, and the remaining spaces between the columns would have been decorated with similar work, if the unavoidable departure of the artists had not prevented it after an interval of time and with the benefit of funds which had appeared finally he decreed that the work which had been started should be completed (as is characteristic of a wise man) And he decorated the East and South sides of the cloister, and if this was with a different painter, yet it was with no inferior painting.
In 1971, however, John Kelleher quietly and politely offered the novel idea that the Tain as we have it may well have been compiled as "a heartening political allegory" for the losing side in a particular struggle for the abbacy of Armagh, its temporal riches and religious primacy.
Under Morandi's abbacy, San Pressede was the epicenter of a hubbub of illicit activity, including, besides the perhaps obvious sexual shenanigans of poorly supervised monks, the copying and circulation of prohibited books, astrological consultations, and magical operations.
17) Gerald was a boy at the time, studying at the abbey of St Peter's Gloucester during the abbacy of Hamelin (1148-79).
By the end of Peter's abbacy, Cluny had more than 450 monks, but over the following centuries the community continued to decline.
Even though Abbot Heribert has left Prior Robert in charge during his absence, the pervading sense among the brothers is that Prior Robert has usurped the abbacy.
Because he had backed Lothar over his victorious sibling Louis, Hrabanus was forced to relinquish his prestigious abbacy in 842.