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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Halesowen Abbey, which was founded by King John in the early part of the 13th century, was home to a group of monks, known as the White Canons of the Premonstratensian Order.
to move beyond a consideration of the Opusculum from a single methodological perspective--for example, the history of the Premonstratensian Order (the source of both the work and the earliest studies on it), the history of autobiography, or medieval Jewish-Christian polemics or interaction--to an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates all these and others.
Built around 1200, the abbey was once home to the thriving Premonstratensian order, also known as the white canons, until it was closed by Henry VIII in 1540.
It was there early in the 12th Century that a canon called Norbert had a profound religious experience which inspired him to build an abbey and found the Premonstratensian Order.
From its founding the Premonstratensian Order had devoted great attention to the worthy celebration of liturgy.
Halesowen Abbey, originally called St Mary's Abbey, of the Premonstratensian order, was founded in 1215 on land given for the purpose by King John to Peter des Roches Bishop of Winchester and was the seat of regional power until the dissolution in 1538
He banned McLean, a member of the Premonstratensian Order of White Canons, from driving for three years in addition to the community service order.
Stirling Sheriff Court was told that McLean, a former Fleet Street journalist, was a member of the Premonstratensian Order of White Canons, based near Storrington, Sussex.
He wore ordinary clothes instead of the all-white habit of the Premonstratensian Order of White Canons, which is based in Sussex and takes vows of celibacy, obedience and poverty.
Thus, for example, the inner scapular of Dominican lay brothers was in principle to have been of a grey cloth, lay brothers of the Premonstratensian order were to wear grey copes to distinguish them from regular White Canons, and the Victorines prescribed that their lay brothers wear a habit |de grisio rusticano'; in each of these cases grey served to differentiate those who wore it from the fully professed.
Near here was Dodford Priory - a cell of the Premonstratensian order but little remains today.
Halesowen Abbey, originally called St Mary's Abbey, of the Premonstratensian order, was founded in 1218 and was the seat of regional power until the dissolution in 1538