Gilbertines, Order of
Gilbertines, Order of
Founded by St. Gilbert, about the year 1130, at Sempringham, Gilbert's native place, where he was then parish priest

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  • Gilbertine Order — The Gilbertine Order of Canons Regular was founded around 1130 by Saint Gilbert in Sempringham, Lincolnshire, where Gilbert was the parish priest. It was the only completely English religious order and came to an end in the 16th century at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gilbert of Sempringham, Saint — ▪ Roman Catholic priest Gilbert also spelled  Guilbert   born c. 1083, , Sempringham, Lincolnshire, Eng. died Feb. 4, 1189, Sempringham; canonized 1202; feast day February 4, feast day in Northampton and Nottingham February 16       English… …   Universalium

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  • St. Gilbert of Sempringham —     St. Gilbert of Sempringham     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Gilbert of Sempringham     Founder of the Order of Gilbertines, b. at Sempringham, on the border of the Lincolnshire fens, between Bourn and Heckington. The exact date of his birth… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gilbert of Sempringham — (c. 1083–1189)    Saint and Order Founder.    Gilbert was born in Sempringham, now in Lincolnshire, England. After ordination, he became the parish priest of Sempringham and there he encouraged seven women to follow the Cistercian Rule. The order …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Gilbert of Sempringham — Infobox Saint name=Saint Gilbert of Sempringham birth date=c. 1083 death date=February 4, 1190 feast day=February 16 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=250px caption= birth place=Sempringham, Lincolnshire, England death… …   Wikipedia

  • Nun of Watton — The Nun of Watton (born in the 1140s) was the alleged central protagonist of a drama at a Gilbertine abbey in Yorkshire, recorded by St. Ailred of Rievaulx in De Sanctimoniali de Wattun. In this story of twelfth century life, the nun in question… …   Wikipedia

  • Gwenllian of Wales — Gwenllian ferch Llywelyn (June 12 1282 ndash; June 7 1337) was the only child of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last native Tywysog Cymru (Prince of Wales). She is sometimes confused with Gwenllian ferch Gruffudd, who lived two centuries earlier.… …   Wikipedia

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