alien houses

Also known as

  • alien priories


Former religious houses in England owned or controlled by foreigners; confiscated during the French War of 1415. Thus, the public park in South London now called Tooting Bee Common formed part of the lands of the Abbey of Bee, Normandy.

MLA Citation

  • “alien houses”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>