Hausen
Community ID
 
2392
 
Alternate Names
 
Klosterhausen
 
Town
 
Bad Kissingen
 
Diocese
 
Würzburg
 
Modern Location
 
Bad Kissingen; in the governmental district of Unterfranken; in the administrative district of Bad Kissingen.
 
Dedication
 
Holy Cross
 
Date Founded
 
1161
 
Date Terminated
 
1565
 
Religious Order
 
Premonstratensian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

This convent was founded by Count Heinrich von Henneberg. Although Heinrich granted the land for the foundation of the convent in 1151, wars intervened and the convent was not founded until 1161. According to Link, the king of Russia made an important contribution to the foundation (Link, 583).

 
Secondary Sources
 

Klosterbuch der Diocese Wurzburg.
BACKMUND. Chorherren, 169.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Until 1821 the cloister buildings were under the administration of the university of Würzburg and served as a hospital.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1161
 
Date Finished
 
1565
 
Length
 
692