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priory

a religious house governed by a prior, sometimes being subordinate to an abbey

priory

A religious house governed by a prior or prioress.
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Both priories were daughter institutions of the Benedictine house at Cluny in central France.
Unlike countless similar monasteries and priories, however, the buildings at Dudley were never entirely obliterated.