The Dukagjini who held hereditary rights over the region, were in actual control of the abbacy.
His abbacy is the first of a string of very unclear ones that cover the years down to 919 at Farfa.
The term also is used generically, in which case it may equally refer to an apostolic prefecture, an apostolic vicariate, or a territorial abbacy.
He was suspended from his diocese and abbacy and threatened with permanent deposition from office.
During the abbacy of Abbott Druogo (875–892) the first known Hersfeld Tithe Register was written from 881 onwards.
The persecution of Christians in North Korea since 1949 has made any activity in the abbacy impossible.
His abbacy is obscure, and he appears not to have been from the same kindred, Cenél Conaill, as Columba and most other early Ionan abbots.
On 26 September 1937, the monastery was made a territorial abbacy of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church under the title Territorial Abbacy of Saint Mary of Grottaferrata.
The apostolic prefecture and the apostolic vicariate are to be distinguished from the territorial abbacy (formerly called an "abbey nullius").
Despite his contemporary prominence, the twenty-three years of his abbacy can now only be understood through letters - including the famous Epistola de litteris colendis ('Letter on the cultivation of learning') or through the use of charters recording exchange of property that can aid our understand of the monastery's relations with the outside world under his abbacy.
On 13 April 1630, he abdicated his abbacy for reasons connected with his health.
It is organized around the lives and deeds of the abbots from the abbey's foundation by Wandregisel in 649 until the abbacy of Ansegisus in 823–833.
Bailin Temple in China, famous for his abbacy, was rebuilt after the Cultural Revolution and is nowadays again a prominent center of Chinese Buddhism.
On 26 September 1937, the abbey was made a territorial abbacy.
He resigned his abbacy in 1695, owing to declining health, and died in 1700.
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