Origin of abbatial
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The result is an abbatial church unlike all other abbatial churches.Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine
Edward A. Freeman
Of the abbatial buildings which stood here then few traces are left.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
Innocent II, in 1132, blessed the new parts of the abbatial.
The abbatial was completed, after 1370, by his nephew, Gregory XI.
He was the architect who, in 1231, commenced the abbatial church of St. Nicaise.
- of or relating to an abbot, abbess, or abbey
C17: from Church Latin abbātiālis, from abbāt- abbot; see -al 1
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