Argenton
Community ID
 
1500
 
Town
 
near Gembloux
 
Diocese
 
Namur
 
Region
 
Namur
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1229 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

First founded at Grandval, near Genappe; the first sure date is a papal confirmation of Argenton's properties in 1229

 
Secondary Sources
 

Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques, vol. 4, p. 65; Gallia christiana, vol. 3, pp. 606ff; Monasticon belge, vol. 1, pp. 91-96, 178-179

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1229
 
Length
 
272