Marienburg
Community ID
 
2346
 
Town
 
Abenberg
 
Diocese
 
Eichstätt
 
Modern Location
 
Abenberg; in the governmental district of Mittelfranken; in the administrative district of Roth.
 
Dedication
 
S. Peter and Paul
 
Date Founded
 
1142 or later
 
Date Terminated
 
1806
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine; Augustinian canonesses from 1488/1495 (needs verification)
 
Rule
 
Benedictine; Augustinian (canonesses) (needs verification)
 
Foundation Information
 

This convent was founded by Wolfram von Abenberg.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

By 1830 the cloister buildings were partially destroyed.

 
Secondary Sources
 

[1]BACKMUND. Chorherren, 99.
[2]Kunstdenkmaeler Bayerns 118.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1488/1495 Augustinian canonesses from Königshofen an der Heide moved to Marienburg.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary/ Order/rule needs verification

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1142
 
Date Finished
 
1806
 
Length
 
579