Alzey (Cistercian women)
Community ID
 
2436
 
Town
 
Alzey
 
Diocese
 
Mainz
 
Dedication
 
S. Spiritus (holy spirit), S. John
 
Date Founded
 
1262 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1564
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

More research is required on the foundation of this Cistercian female community in Alzey. Since 1479 the community was united with the Cistercian convent of S. Johann, S. Johanniszelle unter Wildberg possibly.

 
Incorporated By
 

This community was incorporated by the Cistercian convent of S. Johann.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

London, British Library, Arundel 117, miscellany, written in the fifteenth century.
Oxford, Bodlian Library, Laud. misc. 415 (SC 835), Legend aurea from Voragine, 1294, written by Jutta.

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

Only two manuscripts survive from the convent: a miscellany, written in the fifteenth century, which is held in the British Library, London, Arundel 117, and a copy of the Legend aurea from Voragine, written by Jutta (presumably an inhabitant of the convent) in 1294, which is preserved in the Bodlian Library, Oxford, Laud. misc. 415 (SC 835).

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1262
 
Date Finished
 
1564
 
Length
 
573