But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.
The writers of the time speak with enthusiasm of its lofty towers, of the churches and monasteries in the suburbs, and especially of the.
Of these, two passed to the priories of Lewes and Michelham respectively, and after the dissolution of the monasteries were subject to frequent sale and division.
The village of Siloam has also increased in size, and the western slopes of Olivet are being covered with churches, monasteries and houses.
As an ecclesiastic Morton followed orthodox Lancastrian lines: in 1489 he obtained a papal bull enabling him to visit and reform the monasteries, and he proceeded with some vigour against the abuses in the abbey of St Albans.
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