Priory of Saint Andrews

Scotland. Supposed to have been founded by Angus, King of the Picts (735-747). Administered by the Culdees, later by canons regular from Scone. Its dependencies were: Lochleven, Monymusk, Isle of May, Pittenweem, Portmoak, and Kilrimont. The University of Saint Andrews owes its existence to the canons of Saint Andrews. The priory and cathedral were destroyed by fire during the Reformation.

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