Niedernburg
Community ID
 
2593
 
Town
 
Passau
 
Diocese
 
Passau
 
Modern Location
 
Passau; in the governmental district of lower Bavaria; in the region of Passau
 
Date Founded
 
739
 
Date Terminated
 
1806
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was initially established as a group of canonesses in 739. The exact founder is not known; it was presumably a member of the Agilolfinger, a noble family. It may have been founded by Duke Odilo or Tassilo III of Bavaria.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Hist. Staetten, p. 539-545. WAGNER, M. Bernarda, Die Säkularisation der Klöster im Gebiet der heutigen Stadt Passau 1802-1836, p. 114.

 
Admin. Notes
 

further research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
739
 
Date Finished
 
1806
 
Length
 
542