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Benedictine Monasteries in Scotland: Dunfermline Abbey, Pluscarden Abbey, Coldingham Priory, Iona Abbey, Fort Augustus Abbey

Benedictine Monasteries in Scotland: Dunfermline Abbey, Pluscarden Abbey, Coldingham Priory, Iona Abbey, Fort Augustus Abbey

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Chapters: Dunfermline Abbey, Pluscarden Abbey, Coldingham Priory, Iona Abbey, Fort Augustus Abbey, Lincluden Collegiate Church, Pittenweem Priory, Isle of May Priory, Urquhart Priory, Iona Nunnery. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pluscarden Abbey - The Valliscaulian priory of Pluscarden was founded by King Alexander II. The now defunct Valliscaulian Order was small compared to the great medieval religious houses and emerged at a time when austere monasticism had spread across Europe c. 10751200. The founder of the Order was Viard who trained as a lay cleric at the Charterhouse of Lugny. The founding Priory of Val des ChouxThe founding priory was Val des Choux around 20 km from Chatillon-sur-Seine in Burgundy. Viard, who drew up the ascetic rules governing the Order, received consent from Pope Innocent III in 1205/6; a copy of this bull was preserved in the Chartulary of Moray. The consequential legal charter, the Ordinale, provided the exact details of the liturgy, the obligations of office bearers and the conduct of the Order. The Ordinale contains rules that show close resemblances to Cistercian and, to a lesser degree, Carthusian practices. The most obvious difference in approach from the Cistercian practices would have been the separate cells for the monks most likely a partitioned dormitory as practised by the Grandmontines and the vegetable plots where the brothers were allowed to tend their private gardens in the afternoons when not engaged in official priory duties. Another Carthusian rule adopted by the Valliscaulians was that the priory should have no more than 20 monks. This meant that with the small size of the community, survival would be difficult without wealthy patrons. The Valliscaulians only had 21 houses in total, according...