Rothenburg (Tertiaries)
Community ID
 
2587
 
Alternate Names
 
Rothenburg on the Tauber
 
Town
 
Rothenburg on the Tauber
 
Diocese
 
Bamberg
 
Medieval Location
 
Rothenburg on the Tauber
 
Modern Location
 
Rothenburg; in the governmental district of Mittelfranken; in the region of Ansbach
 
Date Founded
 
before 1400
 
Date Terminated
 
1555
 
Religious Order
 
Franciscan (Third order of S. Francis)
 
Rule
 
Franciscan (Third order of S. Francis)
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of female Franciscan tertiaries was organized some time before 1400; however, the community died out in 1555.

 
Architecture & Archaeology
 

The convent buildings served as the home for the Protestant preacher after the community died out. They exist today as the city's museum.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Hist. Staetten, p. 603-607. Bavaria Franciscana Antiqua III, p. 568-571.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Finished
 
1555
 
Length
 
513