Fogo Priory

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Fogo Priory
Fogo Kirk.jpg
Monastery information
Full name Priory of St Nicholas of Fogo
Established 1253 x 1297
Mother house Kelso Abbey (dependency)
Dedicated to St Nicholas
Diocese Diocese of St Andrews
Founder(s) Patrick Corbet
Location Fogo, Scottish Borders (Berwickshire), Scotland

Fogo Priory was the a Tironensian monastic community in Berwickshire, Scottish Borders, dedicated to St Nicholas. It was founded sometime between 1253 and 1297 by a local landlord named Patrick Corbet, who granted lands to Kelso Abbey in order to establish a cell there. Only two of the priors of Fogo are known.


  • Cowan, Ian B. & Easson, David E., Medieval Religious Houses: Scotland With an Appendix on the Houses in the Isle of Man, Second Edition, (London, 1976), p. 67
  • Watt, D.E.R. & Shead, N.F. (eds.), The Heads of Religious Houses in Scotland from the 12th to the 16th Centuries, The Scottish Records Society, New Series, Volume 24, (Edinburgh, 2001), p. 83

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