Browse Monasticon

Titlesort descending Dedication Region Date Founded Date Terminated
Aachen-Burtscheid S. Nicholaus, S. John the Baptist 1220 (female) 1803
Abbaye-aux-Bois 1202. Refounded: 16th century relocation to Paris.
Abbenrode Blessed Virgin Mary 1252 1554
Abbotsbury (needs verification) St. Peter 1026 or earlier According to Dubdale, the male monastery was surrendered in 1539
Aberdour 1486 1560
Abingdon St. Helen and the Holy Cross 939-940 946 or later
Achad Beithe Fermanagh
Aconbury Holy Cross Herefordshire 1199-1216 (circa), though some sources say after 1237. Needs verification. 1539 (needs verification)
Addrigoole Saint Bairre Laois 600 or earlier (needs verification) 1240 (circa)
Adelberg Swabia ca. 1178
Adelhausen Bavaria (Bayern) 1245 or earlier 1867
Admont S. Blasius, Virgin Mary 1074
Agata in Monte Piedmont 673 1782: the goods of the house were ceded to the civic hospital of S. Matteo. In 1813, the lands were bought by Count Giacomo Fantoni, who formed a public bath with the many rooms.
Aghade Carlow 1151 (circa) 1500 or earlier (needs verification)
Aglaien-sisterhood 1391 1580 (circa)
Agnetenberg S. Agnes(?) 1458 1812
Aguas Cálidas 790
Ahlen S. Mary Niedersachsen (lower Saxony), district Beckum 1468-1472 1814-16
Aix-en-Provence 1303
Aland S. Mary Niedersachsen (lower Saxony), district Emden 1150 (circa) 1565 or earlier
Albaron 1238
Alden-Eyck Limbourg 700-750. Refounded: 10th century refoundation for canons only. 936 or earlier
Ales 1200-1299 (13th century). Refounded: Two communities of monastic women (Cistercians and Claires?) united in one urban convent in the 14th century.
Alix 1285 or earlier
Alkmonton Saint Leonard Derbyshire 1100 (circa) 1474?
Almeneches 600 (circa). Refounded: 1066. 900-999 (10th century)?
Alost Brabant 1096
Alpirsbach Holy Cross; Blessed Virgin Mary; Saint Benedict Baden-Württemberg 1095 1535
Alspach St. Matthew the Apostle Kaysersberg valley, Alsace 1289 for female community (ca. 1049 orig. foundation) 1789
Altdorf S. Gregory (974); S. Bartholomew (974); S. Michael (974); S. Cyriacus (1052) 974 (circa) 1251
Altenberg S. Nicholas; S. Michael 1179 or later 1802
Altenhohenau Bavaria (Bayern) 1235 1803
Altomünster S. Peter; S. Paul; Blessed Virgin Mary; S. Alto; S. Salvator 740 (circa) 1803
Alvingham Blessed Mary Lincolnshire 1148-5 1538
Alzey (Cistercian women) S. Spiritus (holy spirit), S. John 1262 (circa) 1564
Amesbury, Double Monastery S. Mary and S. Meilor Wiltshire 979 1177 refounded as part of the order of Fontevrault; 1186 nuns installed; final dissolution 1539.
Amiens 575 or earlier 900-999 (10th century); refounded for secular canons in 1073
Amilly 1240 (circa)
Amorbach Blessed Virgin Mary Lower Franconia, in Bavaria 714; 1235 (female) 1431 (female); 1803 final dissolution
Amour Dieu (l') 1232
Amtenhausen S. Sebastian (since 1300), later S. George, S. Fabian, and S. Lawrence 1111 (circa) 1806
Anargyroi Kosmas and Damian
Andecy circa 1131
Andenne Namur 692 (circa); Refounded: by 1100. 883
Andernach S. Stephan (since circa 400); Blessed Virgin Mary, S. Thomas Becket (since 1482/3) 1129 1794
Andlau S. Peter, S. Fabian, S. Felicitas 887 (circa) 1789
Angers Virgin Mary 1028 (July 14) 1789 (needs verification)
Angouleme S. Ausone 6R 400-499 (5th century); refounded c. 1028 900-999 (10th century)
Anguillers 6E 1170 or earlier
Anizy-le-Chateau 900-999 (10th century) 1265

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