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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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Stevenson and Robbie Hodge put Priory to within one frame of victory, which was assured by Danny Worthy after John Raystrick battled to a second win for Western.
It was also finals weekend in the National Club Racketball Championships, which saw Priory go out at the semi-final stage, losing 4-1 to Halifax club Queens.
Caron Drucker, who leads the Creative Youth Development project, said: "The production will appeal to anyone who is fascinated by the history and heritage of the priory, which was founded by Benedictine monks in 1150, and is still standing despite the R eformation, Industrial Revolution, and the dockside developments that now surround it.
The Priory Church is visited by thousands of people every year, including last year by Prince Charles who was very impressed.
He said: "Next year marks the 900th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the priory church and we will be holding a flower festival from July 11 to 13 next year as part of our fund-raising activities.
The statement sent out by Jean Griffiths, head of children, young people and learning at North Tyneside Council, said the review, which is led by headteachers, had been commissioned due to changes in birth rate, the location of where families live and the introduction of Kings Priory Academy.
The council demanded the governors at Priory reconsidered "its key decision in relation to pursuing academy status" and that individuals with conflicts of interest would not be able to participate in any voting.
My family and I are extremely proud to have been part of the North Side community for 25 years," said Priory Hospitality Group co-owner and Director of Operations John Graf.
After the Dissolution the Priory land and buildings fell into the hands of the Fisher family, wealthy burgesses in the town.
Her spokesman said: "Amy Winehouse has embarked on a treatment programme at the Priory Clinic.
Priory Group have 66 clinics and care homes across the UK.
Taxpayer-backed RBS, which owns a majority stake in the Priory Group, is said to be holding talks with a number of private equity firms over a possible sale.