Hof ten Vrouwen
Community ID
 
1956
 
Alternate Names
 
Furnes
 
Town
 
Veurnes/Furnes
 
Diocese
 
Tournai
 
Region
 
Flanders (West)
 
Date Founded
 
1135 circa at Veurnes. Refounded: circa 1179 at Hof ten Vrouwven.
 
Religious Order
 
Norbertine
 
Foundation Information
 

Veurnes, a house of Augustinian canons founded about 1120, adoted Premonstratensian customs, including a community of sisters, about 1135. The sisters went to Hof ten Vrouwen nearby about 1179

 
Secondary Sources
 

Monasticon belge, vol. 2, pp. 413, 429-430

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1135
 
Length
 
363