Premonstratensian

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Premonstratensian

(ˌpriːˌmɒnstrəˈtɛnsɪən)
n
(Roman Catholic Church)
a. a member of a religious order founded at Prémontré in N France in 1120 by St Norbert (about 1080–1134)
b. (as modifier): a Premonstratensian canon.
[C17: from Medieval Latin (locus) praemonstrātus the place foreshown, because it was said to have been prophetically pointed out by St Norbert]
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It was a house of Premonstratensian canons, of very much lower first division rather than premiership status, perhaps typical of the majority of monasteries at first glance, with sparse building remains, and documented largely by secondary sources.
s reading, the Premonstratensian canons made Rupert the interlocutor here because he was the contemporary expert in matters of anti-Jewish polemic and images.
Built by Premonstratensian canons whose white robes are said to have given Blanchland its name, the pub was originally built as the abbot's lodging.