E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Henricans or Henricians.
A religious sect; so called from Henricus, its founder, an Italian monk, who, in the twelfth century, undertook to reform
the vices of the clergy. He rejected infant baptism, festivals, and ceremonies. Henricus was imprisoned by Pope Eugenius III. in 1148.