Prior Aymer of Jorvaulx

The Prior uses the office of the church to line his own pockets and as a shield for practicing vice. He caters to the Normans, but can trace some Saxon blood in his lineage if it is necessary to keep in the good graces of Cedric. The impious priest is a part of the corrupt picture of the medieval church that Scott was painting.

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