Königshofen an der Heide
Community ID
 
2340
 
Town
 
Bechhofen an der Heide
 
Diocese
 
Eichstätt
 
Modern Location
 
Bechhofen an der Heide; in the governmental district of Mittelfranken; in the administrative district of Ansbach.
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary (Maria)
 
Date Founded
 
1422
 
Date Terminated
 
1478, female; (1495) male
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

From 1422-1478 the community was composed of Augustinian canonesses/anchoresses. From 1478-1495 the community was composed of Augustinian canons. The community was founded by Katharina Knoll.

 
Secondary Sources
 

[1]BACKMUND. Chorherren, 97.
[2]Hist. Staetten, 346.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

The Augustinian canonesses moved from Königshofen to Marienburg circa 1488/1495. In 1565 the cloister church became an evangelical parish church.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1422
 
Date Finished
 
1478
 
Length
 
668