Coppenberg
Community ID
 
1357
 
Town
 
Lüdinghausen
 
Diocese
 
Münster
 
Date Founded
 
1181 (women only)
 
Religious Order
 
Premonstratensian
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was founded as a Premonstratensian double house for both men and women. In 1181 it was forbidden by the pope to continue as a double house. From 1181 until the fifteenth century it was a women's community.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The convent's archives are located in the Staatarchiv in Münster.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1181
 
Length
 
357