Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
Brethren and Clerks of the Common Life
A denomination assumed by a religious fraternity towards the end of the fifteenth century. They lived under the rule of St. Augustin, and were said to be eminently useful in promoting the cause of religion and learning.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Brethren and Clerks of the Common Life'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/b/brethren-and-clerks-of-the-common-life.html. 1802.