Quick History of Anglican Religious Life (from Wiki)
Anglican religious ordersare communities of men or women (or in some cases mixed communities of both sexes) in theAnglican Communionwho live under a common rule of life. The members ofreligious orderstakevowswhich often include the traditional monastic vows ofpoverty,chastityandobedience, or the ancient vow of stability, or sometimes a modern interpretation of some or all of these vows. Members may belaityorclergy, but most commonly include a mixture of both. They lead a common life of work and prayer, sometimes on a single site, sometimes spread over multiple locations.
Dissolution of Religious Life
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