Definitions for "Abbot of Lindores"
The Abbot of Lindores (later Commendator of Lindores) was the head of the Tironensian monastic community and lands of Lindores Abbey, Fife (the nearby town of Newburgh was created by and belonged to the abbey). The position was created when the abbey was founded sometime between 1190 and 1191 by King William the Lion's brother Prince David, Earl of Huntingdon and Lord of Garioch. The following is a list of abbots and commendators.