Definitions for "Abbot of Sweetheart"
The Abbot of Sweetheart (later Commendator of Sweetheart; also Abbot of New Abbey) was the head of the Cistercian monastic community of Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway, founded by monks from Dundrennan Abbey with the patronage of Derbhfhorghaill inghean Ailein (aka "Dervorguilla Balliol"), Lady of Galloway, about 1275. The following are a list of abbots and commendators.