1. Branch of Benedictines, originally called Hermits of St. Damian or Hermits of Murrone (Morone), after Pietro di Murrone (became Celestine V 1294), who founded community of hermits on Mount Murrone 123538 and Mount Majella 124043; Urban IV gave them Benedictine rule. The order spread through It., Fr., Neth., Bohemia, and Ger., but fell victim to the Reformation and the Fr. Revolution.
2. It. reform cong. of spiritual Franciscans who received permission 1294 from Celestine V to live according to the order of St. Francis independently of the mother group. The privilege was revoked 1302 by Boniface VIII. Remnants of the order went to Narbonne, Fr.
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