There was a gilbertine monastery at Cambridge, and Mannyng may have been there on business connected with his order.
Differing from settlements of the gilbertine order, in which there were lay sisters also.
As has already (p. 376) been suggested, this literature is best understood as a product of the gilbertine movement.
The property of the gilbertine canons was added in the xvi century.
The Monasticon gives very effective representations (after Hollar) of the gilbertine monk and nun.
Yet if a pretty gilbertine would look her best, that must be her costume.
The gilbertine Order “for some centuries maintained its sanctity and credit; afterwards it departed greatly from both.”
It was Dorothy, and not gilbertine, whom he had seen leaving the room.
It was gilbertine Murray, sitting alone in an attitude of deep, and possibly not altogether happy thought.
It may have been Dorothy who took the box and it may have been gilbertine.