Jerusalem
Community ID
 
2865
 
Town
 
Utrecht
 
Congregation
 
Windesheim
 
Foundation Information
 

This was a community of canonesses.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Bertha Jacobs (Suster Bertken) (1427-1514) was a canoness here and later an anchoress at the Buurkerck (Maria de Mindere), where she lived enclosed for fifty-seven years. Her mystical writings were published posthumously. Her tract, On the Passion of Our Dear Lord Jesus Christ, was published in 1515/16. A collection of tracts, prayers, and poems was published in 1518.

 
Literary Works
 

Bertha Jacobs (Suster Bertken) left a collection of prayers, tracts, and poems along with her work entitled, On the Passion of Our Dear Lord Jesus Christ, which were published after her death. On the Passion of Our Dear Lord Jesus Christ was published circa 1515/16, and her other writings were published in 1518.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Royal Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek), Manuscript 227 G 46