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Augustinians,

religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. The name derives from the Rule of St. Augustine (5th cent.?), which established rules for monastic observance and common religious life. The canons regular, made up of ordained clergy, adopted this rule in the 11th cent. and became known as Augustinian, or Austin, canons. Augustinian canons pursue a life of poverty, celibacy, and obedience without withdrawing from the world. Subsequent orders of canons regular, such as the Premonstratensians, are outgrowths of the Augustinians. The Austin friars are an entirely different group of religious, dating from the 13th cent. (see friarfriar
[Lat. frater=brother], member of certain Roman Catholic religious orders, notably, the Dominicans, Franciscans, Carmelites, and Augustinians. Although a general form of address in the New Testament, since the 13th cent.
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). Officially known as Hermits of St. Augustine, they now exist in three independent branches—the Calced Augustinian Hermits, the more austere and less numerous Discalced Augustinian Hermits, and the Recollects of St. Augustine. There are also congregations of women corresponding to both canons and friars.
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Haughmond Abbey, sometimes referred to as the Abbey of St John the Evangelist, is located only four miles outside Shrewsbury and of the three houses of Austin canons established in Shropshire, Haughmond founded in 1135 by William Fitzalan, is the oldest.
It was built by Austin canons and remained in their hands until the dissolution of the monasteries.
Duggan's introductory paper on `The world of the Carmina burana' strikes me as a misfit: she defines this world by reference not to the manuscript itself, which the authors of this volume (perhaps rightly) see as most likely originating with the Austin Canons of Neutstift in Brixen (Bressanone), South Tyrol, but to those names of poets represented in the collection that can be associated with the French schools.
in monastic life he has lived in three major religious orders, the Austin Canons, Dominicans and Carmelites, suffering expulsion from Aylesford as the result of |controversy' with Cardinal Griffin and subsequently five years' exile in Canada at the time of the |Quebec Libre' upheavals.
xiii), the Austin canons of Eberhardshausen near Trier (1470s), the bookbinding workshop of `Master W' in Osnabruck (s.
Steer has in mind Austin canons associated with the reformed house of Marbach in Alsace, whose religious life is described in the mid-twelfth-century `Consuetudines' of the famous Guta-Sintram codex (p.

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