- canons regular,
Origin of canonist
Examples from the Web for canonist
This provision Mr. Gladstone vehemently opposed, and quoted from the canonist Van Espero.The Real Gladstone|J. Ewing Ritchie
Linian; 'the canonist Giovanni di Lignano, once illustrious, now forgotten, though several works of his remain.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
Joannes of Lignano, near Milan, a canonist and natural philosopher, who flourished about 1378.Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis
His life under these circumstances continued to be simply that of a physician and canonist.
Stephen of Tournai, a canonist of the twelfth century, recognizes the two powers; but he only knows one society, under one king.The Unity of Civilization|Various