Augustinian Canons

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Noun1.Augustinian Canons - an Augustinian monastic order
Augustinian order - any of several monastic orders observing a rule derived from the writings of St. Augustine
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At that time the site would probably have been an area of farmland, looked after by the monks of St Andrew's, which had been refounded in 1113 as a priory of Augustinian canons.
He was an educated man, studying at the University of Cambridge and Oxford, where he joined the monastic order of the Augustinian Canons.
These proceedings contain 14 papers on such topics as unraveling the networks and personal connections of the two Lawrences of Durham, lordship over monasteries in Sweden and Denmark during the 12th and 13th centuries, Augustinian canons and Benedictine monks in the medieval Stavanger diocese, the Cistercian network encompassing the Flemish abbey of Ter Doest and Scandinavia, and Danish Cistercians and the apostolic penitentiary in the later middle ages.
Part VII, 'The Codex as Instrument of Reform', sharpens the focus to individual manuscripts, with Stephen Kelly and Ryan Perry on devotional compilations (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MSS Bodley 789 and Laud 23), and the shifting boundaries of orthodoxy and Wycliffite belief, Niamh Pattwell on Augustinian canons and the vernacular Sacerdos parochialis, and Amanda Moss on the devotional anthology Westminster School MS 3, with its mix of orthodox and heretical items.
Historians believe the Augustinian canons lived according to a strict routine, which made it essential everyone in the community did the right thing at the right time.
His comments, too brief, on how Augustinian canons sought a more balanced attitude toward silence provide a way of understanding the attractiveness of a movement that has still not been as well analyzed as monasticism.
From the beginning, the Hermits' chroniclers identified Augustine as their father and founder, often in polemical dialogue with the older Augustinian Canons, and they portrayed themselves, further, as a community who modeled the saint's paradigm of a life of faith conjoined to reason.
You can take a small boat from Port of Menteith across the lake to visit Inchmahome Priory, which was founded in 1238 for a small community of Augustinian canons and was once a hideout for a four-year-old Mary Queen of Scots.
Plympton Priory; a house of Augustinian Canons in south-western England in the late Middle Ages.
EIGHT hundred years ago Norton Priory was home for a community of Augustinian canons whose purpose was to centre their lives on God.
The papacy approved and supported the Augustinians (particularly in their struggles against the Augustinian Canons over the heritage--including the relics!--of their common namesake), while Augustinians like Giles of Rome and Augustinus of Ancona provided the theoretical framework for a comprehensive Christian society under papal rule, that is, Christendom.