Reistingen
Community ID
 
2586
 
Town
 
Ziertheim
 
Diocese
 
Augsburg
 
Modern Location
 
Ziertheim; in the governmental district of Swabia; in the region of Dillingen on the Donau River
 
Dedication
 
S. Peter (fourteenth century); S. Peter, S. Vitus (present)
 
Date Founded
 
before 1250
 
Date Terminated
 
1450
 
Religious Order
 
unknown
 
Rule
 
unknown
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of canonesses was founded some time before 1250 by the counts of Dillingen. In the thirteenth and fourteenth century it existed as a chapter of canonesses. In 1450 the community was dissolved by Pope Nicholas V.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Backmund, Kollegiatstifte, p. 140. Hist. Staetten, p. 584.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1465 the bishop of Augsburg used a portion of the income from the sale of the community to purchase liturgical books for his main chapel in Dillingen. The community church became a parish church.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Finished
 
1450
 
Length
 
737