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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Abbey, Fort Augustus

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Fort Augustus, Scotland, founded, 1876, by Dom Jerome Vaughan of the Anglo-Benedictine Congregation, upon the site of a fort built, 1729. Made an independent abbey, 1882, under the immediate jurisdiction of the Holy See, the primate exercises the powers peculiar to the head of a congregation.

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Entry for 'Abbey, Fort Augustus'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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