OSNEY, (or Oseney), a small island in the river Isis, county Oxford, half a mile W. of Oxford. It has the remains of a priory of the order of St. Augustine, founded in 1074 by Robert D'Oyley, and valued at the Dissolution at £654. In 1542 it became the seat of a diocese, which shortly after was translated to St. Frideswide's, in the city of Oxford.

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