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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Alien Priories

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(alien priories) Former religious houses in England owned or controlled by foreigners; confiscated during the French War of 1415. Thus, the public park in South London now called Tooting Bec Common formed part of the lands of the Abbey of Bec, Normandy.

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Entry for 'Alien Priories'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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