Dryburgh Abbey

[Dryburgh Abbey]


Premonstratensian abbey in Melrose, Scotland. Burned by English troops under King Edward II in 1322. Re-built under King Robert the Bruce, it was burned again by troops under King Richard II in 1385. Destroyed again in 1544, it was dis-established during the Scottish Reformation. Sir Walter Scott and Field Marshall Douglas Haig are buried on its grounds.

MLA Citation

  • “Dryburgh Abbey”. Gazetteer of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 February 2010. Web. 29 November 2021. <http://catholicsaints.info/dryburgh-abbey/>