Parc-les-Dames
Community ID
 
1988
 
Alternate Names
 
Vrouwenpark (Flemish)
 
Town
 
near Louvain
 
Diocese
 
Liege (Luik)
 
Region
 
Brabant
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1215 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

Recent archaeological excavations (1997-1999) have revealed portions of the medieval church (dating from the thirteenth century) as well as an important part of the churchyard with over 200 graves, ca. 1300-1650.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Monasticon belge, vol. 4, pp. 511-550;
Gallia christiana, vol. 5, p. 74

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde; Bart Minne
 
Date Started
 
1215
 
Length
 
379