Kreuztal
Community ID
 
2345
 
Alternate Names
 
Marburghausen
 
Town
 
Riedbach
 
Diocese
 
Würzburg
 
Medieval Location
 
1237 Sturs bei Hassfurt; in 1243 the convent was moved to Marburghausen.
 
Modern Location
 
Riedbach; in the governmental district of Unterfranken; in the administrative district of Hassberge.
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary (Blessed Virgin Mary)
 
Date Founded
 
1237-1243
 
Date Terminated
 
1582
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This Cistercian convent was founded by Abbess Jutta of Heiligenthal in 1237 at Sturs bei Hassfurt. In 1243 the convent was moved to Marburghausen.

 
Dependency Of
  
Secondary Sources
 

HUEMER, B. Verzeichnis der deutschen Cisterzienserinnenkloester. (StMBO 37, 1916).
Klosterbuch der Diocese Wurzburg.
Die Klöster des Zisterzienserordens in Bayern

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1582 the convent was dissolved by Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn, the bishop of Würzburg. The income of the community was transferred to the University of Würzburg upon dissolution.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary 2]Hist. Staetten, 401.
[4]LINK. Klosterbuch der Dioezese Wuerzburg II, 607.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1237
 
Date Finished
 
1582
 
Length
 
749