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Two religious Orders:(1) The Franciscan Recollects. A reformed branch of the Franciscan Observants, started in France at the end of the 16th cent. In 1897 they were incorporated with the other Observants. (2) The Augustinian Recollects. A strict branch of the Augustinian Hermits, started in Spain. Their first house was founded in 1589. They were erected into a separate province in 1602, formed a separate congregation in 1621 and in 1912 were constituted an independent Order.

(1) The Franciscan Recollects. A reformed branch of the Franciscan Observants, started in France at the end of the 16th cent. In 1897 they were incorporated with the other Observants. (2) The Augustinian Recollects. A strict branch of the Augustinian Hermits, started in Spain.

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