Messines
Community ID
 
1965
 
Town
 
Mesen
 
Diocese
 
Tournai
 
Region
 
Flanders (West)
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1057
 
Foundation Information
 

Founders Count Baldwin V of Flanders and Countess Adele, daughter of King Rober of France

 
Secondary Sources
 

Gallia christiana, vol. 3, p. 342; Monasticon belge, vol. 3, pp. 211-238

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1057
 
Length
 
192