Note 036
From Chapter 37 of the Decline & Fall

The ancient Codex Regularum, collected by Benedict Anianinus, the reformer of the monks in the beginning of the ninth century, and published in the seventeenth by Lucas Holstenius, contains thirty different rules for men and women. Of these seven were composed in Egypt, one in the East one in Cappadocia, one in Italy, one in Africa, four in Spain, eight in Gaul or France, and one in England.

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