Blackfriars

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A number of places and things have the name Blackfriars, derived from the Black Friars, a common name for the Dominican Order of friars or a Dominican friar. Such place names indicate a current or former Dominican presence at or near the site so named:

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England[edit]

Scotland[edit]

  • Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen is built on the site of an old Dominican Priory, and uses "Blackfriars" as a house name, and as the name for the newly completed junior school building. One of the four streets surrounding the school is called "Blackfriars Street" for the same reason.

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