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the jurisdiction or office of an abbot

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On 21 May 1903, in a tent, Mayer celebrated the first Mass in the community that would become the territorial abbacy.
197, lists this figure as one of the abbots of the monastery, who held the abbacy between E pa dge'dun lhun grub and E'i te'u ra pa dge'dun bsam grub.
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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.
19) For example, Osbert of Clare, Prior at Westminster under the abbacy of Gervase of Blois, helped to defend the independence of Westminster Abbey from the See of London by forging charters supposedly issued by the chancery of Edward I and by composing a Vita Beati Eadwardi, which prominently featured a legend that Westminster had first been consecrated by St.
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.
Wulfhild resumed the abbacy after AEdelprd's death.
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.
Bitterly dissatisfied with the abbacy and in danger of his life from the recalcitrant monks, Abelard was allowed to leave Saint Gildas, while retaining the title of abbot, sometime in the middle 1130s.
No one who has read Bede's account would wish to exclude Caedmon in his humility and in his glory from the Communion of Saints, for Bede sets him forth in glory as the poet who, in the abbacy of St Hild, during which the conversion of the English was fulfilled, was, by divine grace, the first to mediate Latin Christianity in English verse, in song of praise of God and in holy narrative.
However, the abbey reached a peak of prominence under the abbacy of Rabanus Maurus (822-42), when its scriptorium was one of the finest in Europe.
Scion of a prominent family, he was tonsured and given an abbacy at eighteen; but there followed an obscure period in his life, which included a period in a Venetian prison.
The high point of the script is reached in the eleventh and twelfth centuries [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 8 OMITTED], in particular the period of Desiderius's abbacy (1058-1087), for as well as rebuilding the monastery, Desiderius greatly enriched its art and library.
His wit and effrontery won him the favor of Cardinal de Richelieu, and he was given a canonry at Rouen (1634) and an abbacy in Burgundy (1638).