Memorials of the abbey of Dundrennan, in Galloway [a paper].

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Printed, for private circulation, by W. Pollard, 1857 - 47 էջ
 

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Էջ 32 - A True Relation of an Apparition, Expressions and Actings of a Spirit which infested the House of Andrew Mackie in Ringcroft of Stocking in the Parish of Rerwick, in the Stewardship of Kirkcudbright in Scotland, 1695, by Mr.
Էջ 39 - I most confided in, and had raised to the highest pitch of honour, have taken up arms against me, and treated me with the utmost indignity. By unexpected means, the Almighty Disposer of all things delivered me from the cruel imprisonment I underwent; but I have since lost a battle, in which most of those who preserved their loyal integrity fell before my eyes. I am now forced out of my kingdom, and driven to such straits that, next to God, I have no hope but in your goodness.
Էջ 39 - I beseech God to grant you all heavenly benedictions, and to me patience and consolation, which last I hope and pray to obtain by your means. To remind you of the reasons I have to depend on England, I send back to its Queen this token of her promised friendship and assistance.
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Էջ 27 - Kirkstall, and which visits, moreover, are clearly allowed in some indulgencies granted by Pope Boniface the Ninth, we hereby tolerate, pro tempore, on the above-mentioned days, the admission of women to the said church solely; provided, notwithstanding, that such females be not introduced into any other apartment within the confines of the said monastery, neither by the abbots, nor by any of the monks, under the penalties awarded by the aforesaid ordinance ; which penalties we by these presents...
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Էջ 8 - Cisteaux, who on that account is considered the principal founder. They were also called White Monks, from the colour of their...
Էջ 9 - Cistcrl lenses, f Ibid. monasteries of the Cistertian order were obliged to attend the general chapter held annually at Cisteaux ; except those who were excused on account of sickness or distance. Abbots in Scotland, Ireland, and Sicily, were obliged to be present only every fourth year. In some cases it was even allowed to send delegates. * No person desirous of becoming a monk was suffered to enter upon his noviciate under fifteen years of age. The candidate having made his petition to be admitted,...
Էջ 39 - Eastern lore, was actually the lure which tempted her in this desperate crisis of her fortunes to enter England, under the fond idea that its donor could not refuse to keep her promise.

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