Burtsheid
Community ID
 
2240
 
Alternate Names
 
Aix-la-Chapelle
 
Town
 
Aix-la-Chapelle
 
Diocese
 
Liege
 
Region
 
9J
 
Date Founded
 
1215 (circa) at Mont-Satin-Sauveur. Refounded: 1221 at Burtsheid.
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

There had been Benedicitine monks in this house since 974, removed in 1222 in favor of nuns who had been at Mont-Saint-Sauveur, north of Aix.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Dictionnaire d'histoire et de geographie ecclesiastiques 10:1394-1395
Gallia christiana 3:1028
Atlas de l'ordre cistercien p. 274

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1215
 
Length
 
398