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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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.