Premonstratensian Canons

   Members of the order founded by St norbert in the twelfth century.

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  • Premonstratensian Canons — • Religious order founded in 1120 by St. Norbert Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Premonstratensian Canons     Premonstratensian Canons      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canons Regular — are members of certain bodies of Canons (priests) living in community under the Augustinian Rule ( regula in Latin), and sharing their property in common as a type of vow of poverty. Distinct from monks, who live a cloistered, contemplative life… …   Wikipedia

  • Canons and Canonesses Regular — • According to St. Thomas Aquinas, a canon regular is essentially a religious cleric Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canons and Canonesses Regular     Canons and Canonesses Regular …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Premonstratensian — Pre*mon stra*ten sian, n. [F. pr[ e]montr[ e], fr. Pr[ e]montr[ e], fr. L. pratum monstratum.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order of regular canons founded by St. Norbert at Pr[ e]montr[ e], in France, in 1119. The members of the order are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premonstratensian — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin praemonstratensis, from praemonstratensis of Prémontré, from Praemonstratus Prémontré Date: 1695 a member of an order of canons regular founded by St. Norbert at Prémontré near Laon, France, in 1120 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Premonstratensian — ▪ religious order byname  White Canon , or  Norbertine , member of  Order of the Canons Regular of Prémontré , abbreviation  O. Praem.        a Roman Catholic religious order founded in 1120 by St. Norbert of Xanten (Norbert of Xanten, Saint),… …   Universalium

  • Premonstratensian — order of canons derived from the Augustinians, founded in 1121 …   Medieval glossary

  • premonstratensian — adj. & n. hist. adj. of or relating to an order of regular canons founded at Preacutemontreacute in France in 1120, or of the corresponding order of nuns. n. a member of either of these orders. Etymology: med.L Praemonstratensis f. Praemonstratus …   Useful english dictionary

  • White Canons — Premonstratensian Pre*mon stra*ten sian, n. [F. pr[ e]montr[ e], fr. Pr[ e]montr[ e], fr. L. pratum monstratum.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order of regular canons founded by St. Norbert at Pr[ e]montr[ e], in France, in 1119. The members of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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