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Titlesort descending Dedication Region Date Founded Date Terminated
Voisins 6F 1213
Vortleve 1271
Vreden S. Felicitas 839 or earlier 1810
Vredendaal 1486 Antwerp
Waasmunster Flanders (East) 1238
Wallingwells S. Mary Nottinghamshire 1144 (circa) 1539
Walsrode S. John the Baptist 980 (circa) still extant
Wanze Liege 1218
Wareham hospital Dorsetshire 1418 or earlier
Wareham (female) St. Mary? Dorsetshire 672 (circa) Destroyed by Danes in 876, may have been a community of nuns until 982.
Warwick 871 or before 1066 or before, possibly 1016
Waterbeach S. Mary Misericordia and S. Clare Cambridge 1293-4 1351
Watton Double Monastery S. Mary Yorkshire 1150 (circa) 1539
Wauthier-Braine Brabant 1228 (circa)
Wechterswinkel The Holy Trinity and S. Margaret, S. Mary (by 1150); currently S. Cosmas and Damian 1143 (circa) 1592
Weedon S. Mary 2II 680 (circa) 800-899 (9th century)
Weihenberg S. Cosmas and S. Damian; later S. Veit 1145 1410-1448
Weihenstephan
Weiher 1198
Weiler Blessed Virgin Mary (church); S. John the Apostle (convent) 1230 1592
Wenlock 690 or before 1066 or before; A 901 charter is the last evidence of women residing at this double monastery
Wennigsen Hanover before 1200 1542; continues
Wentheim 760 (circa) 788
Werehale 2J 650 (circa) 875 (circa)
West Preston (needs verification) 1082 or before 1086 or later
Westminster 1040 or earlier 1050 (circa)
Westwood S. Mary Worcestershire 1154-1189 1536-7
Wherwell Holy Cross and S. Peter Hampshire 986 1539
Whistones S. Mary Magdalene Worcestershire 1237-1240. 1536
Whitby John the Baptist Deira (Yorkshire, Durham) 750 (circa) or 657 according to <s8002>, 405. 867 or 1401 ?
White Monastery Upper Egypt. In late antiquity, the monastery was in the Panopolite nome under the metropolis of Panopolis. Fourth century
Whitehall Holy Trinity Somershire 1217-20 1463 (circa)
Whittington's Hospital Holy Spirit / S. Mary and Michael and All Saints Middlesex 1424 1823 or later
Wicklow St. Brigid Wicklow 1448 (circa) 1470 (circa)
Widersdorf Lotharingia
Wienhausen S. Mary, S. Laurentius, S. Alexander 1221-1228/9 still extant
Wilberfoss S. Mary Yorkshire 1153 or earlier 1539
Wilberghaus 1439 (circa) 1579
Willencourt 6M 1199 or earlier
Wilton S. Mary, Bartholomew, and after 984 to Edith. Wiltshire 830 (circa) 1539
Wimborne Double Monastery S. Mary and S. Cuthberga Dorsetshire 705 (traditional date), (or 715) 876 (possibly as late as the 960s)
Wimborne hospital S. Margaret and S. Anthony Dorsetshire 1216 or earlier 1547
Winchcombe 787 897 or later (before 1066)
Winchester S. Mary and S. Edburga Hampshire 963 1536, after being terminated in 1141 and then later refounded
Winchester, Old Minster (Vowess affiliated with male community) 939 and 943 1066 or before
Wintney S. Mary and S. Mary Magdalene and S. John the Baptist Hampshire 1154-1161. 1536
Wix S. Mary Essex 1123-1133 1525
Woestine 6M 1217 or earlier
Wöltingerode Blessed Virgin Mary 1188 (see "Foundation information," below) 1807
Wolverhampton S. Mary Staffordshire 1392-5 1514 or later

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