Arbroath, Abbey of
Arbroath, Abbey of
Founded on the east coast of Scotland (1178) by William the Lion, for Benedictines, and was colonized by monks from Kelso

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  • Abbey of Arbroath —     Abbey of Arbroath     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Arbroath     This monastery was founded on the east coast of Scotland (1178) by William the Lion, for Benedictines, and was colonized by monks from Kelso. The foundation was in honour… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Arbroath Abbey — was founded in 1178 by King William the Lion for a group of Tironensian Benedictine monks from Kelso Abbey. It was consecrated in 1197 with a dedication to the deceased Saint Thomas Becket, whom the king had met at the English court. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • Arbroath —    ARBROATH, or Aberbrothock, a thriving seaport, burgh, and parish, in the county of Forfar, 15 miles (S. E. by E.) from Forfar, and 58 (N. N. E.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the late quoad sacra parish of Abbey, and part of that of Lady… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Arbroath —   [ɑ ːbrəʊθ], Stadt in der Tayside Region, Schottland, 23 500 Einwohner; Fremdenverkehrszentrum;   Wirtschaft:   Maschinenbau, Schiffbau; Fischereihafen.   Geschichte:   In der 1178 vom schottischen König …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Arbroath — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Arbroath latitude= 56.56 longitude= 02.58 gaelic name= Obair Bhrothaig scots name= Aiberbrothock population= 22,785 [http://www.scrol.gov.uk/scrol/browser/profile.jsp?profile=Population… …   Wikipedia

  • Arbroath — 56°33′31″N 02°34′58″O / 56.55861, 2.58278 Arbroath ou Aberbrothock (Obair Bhrothaig en gaélique écossais, traduit littéralement com …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arbroath — ▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       royal burgh (town), North Sea fishing port, and holiday resort, Angus council area and historic county, Scotland. Arbroath Abbey, once the richest in Scotland, was founded in 1178 by King William I (the Lion) of… …   Universalium

  • ARBROATH —    (22), a thriving seaport and manufacturing town on the Forfarshire coast, 17 m. N. of Dundee, with the picturesque ruins of an extensive old abbey, of which Cardinal Beaton was the last abbot. It is the Fairport of the Antiquary …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Abbot of Arbroath — Abbey seal, depicting murder of St Thomas …   Wikipedia

  • Declaration of Arbroath — Arbroath Abbey, 2004 Skulptur des schotti …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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