canon

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canon

(1) Dogma, see there.
(2) Paradigm, see there.
(3) Working rule, see there.
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Historically, this was noisiest of all around the person of Gregory VII, and more generally at the papal court, where, almost uniquely in history, the popes for half a century were almost all monks, and these were followed by a number of regular canons.
Soon afterward Gervase returned to England, where he retired to an unnamed house of regular canons.
Over the course of the next 100 years or so the Benedictines were joined by houses of regular canons, of Cistercian monks, and of nuns, so that by the 13th century, medieval Wales had a lively monastic community in which all the major religious orders were represented.