new rule to be drawn up for their observance, which is
condemned, and institutes the first Canonesses, 311 and
[b]; the author of this rule, ibid. partiality of their
historians, ibid. [i]; degenerate from their primitive
purity, 312; corruption among them in xi cent. 537 ;
reformation attempted, and new laws made, 538; dis.
tinction into regular and secular, ibid. why called Re.
gular canons of St Augustin, 539 and [p]; introduc-
tion into England, 540.
Canons, regular, their useful lives and manners in xii cent.
iii. 68 ; contest with the monks about pre-eminence,
- Roman, their luxurious lives, iv. 197.
Cantachuzenus, John, his history of his own times, and
confutation of the Mahometan law, iii. 360.
Cantipretenfis, Thomas, his character. iii. 240.
Capistran, John, his character, iii. 442; eminent for
his defence of papal authority, ibid.
Capito, Robert, an account of, iii. 155, 240 and [i];
his commentaries on Dionyfius, 240.
Cappel, Lewis, charged with making imprudent and
base concessions, through a desire of diminishing the
prejudices or resentment of the Papifts against the
Protestants in xvii cent. 5, 377; the voluminous, and
elaborate work undertaken by him, what, ibid. [9, r,
and s]; zealously opposed, ibid. 378; the churches of
Switzerland alarmed at his opinions, and the event,
capreolus, John, his character, iii. 227.
capuchins, their origin in xvi cent. and founder, iv. 198,
199 and [i, k]; envy against them, and why so called,
ibid. and [m, n]; banished Venice in xvii cent. v. 198,
but recalled, 147 and [a].
caputiati , a sect of fanatics in xii cent. iii. 128.
caracalla, Emperor, his lenity to the Christians, i. 242.
cardan, a philosopher in xvi cent. iv. 163; his character,
cardinals, the right of electing to the fee of Rome vested
in them by Nicholas II. in xi cent. ii. 479 and (c);
their origin, and rights, 481 and [h, i]; divided into
iwo claffes, of Cardinal Bishops, and Cardinal Clerks,