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  • noun Plural form of altarage.


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  • The church contained twenty-four altarages, which were removed in 1559 by the Lords of the Congregation in their march from Perth to Edinburgh; and probably still further damage was done by

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

  • It had in its palmy days thirty altarages, each with a separate priest and fifteen choristers, and it was from the pulpit here that John Knox preached his famous sermon on the purifying of the temple.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

  • In the following Century a great many separate altarages were endowed; and in the year 1466, it was erected by James the Third, into a Collegiate

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)


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