S. Maria Magdalena
Community ID
Medieval Location
Modern Location
Mary Magdalene (? requires verification)
Date Founded
Date Terminated
1525 (circa)
Religious Order
Foundation Information

Further information about the foundation of this community of Augustinian women is needed.

Manuscript Sources

The Library of the Abbey at Ampelforth, Yorkshire contains a manuscript of "Gallus de Aula Regia, Malogranatum," dating circa 1459, #182, which belonged to this house. A miscellaneous work, #183, may also have belonged to this house. A manuscript of Mechthild von Hackeborn's Liber spiritualis gratiae, dating to the fifteenth century and belonging to this house is preserved in the Oberlandesgericht in Celle, #13. This archive also contains a manuscript "Repert. ├╝ber das sachs. Landrecht," dating to the fifteenth century and belonging to this house, #6. Two other manuscripts in this archive may also have belonged to this house; they are a Glossary of Latin and low German and a Sermon, dating from the fifteenth century, #10 and 12 respectively. The University Library in Gottingen contains several manuscripts owned by this house, including: Acta Apostol. (14th c.), #Theol. 47; the Epistles of S. Paul (13th c.), #Theol. 49; a Testam. nov. (14th c.), #Theol. 52; a manuscript of Effrem Syrus (13th c.), #Theol. 83; a "Speculum Beatae Mariae Virginis" (14th c.), #Theol. 116; and a copy of "Gallus de Aula Regia, Malogranatum," (c. 1459), #Theol. 158. The Haag possesses a manuscript "In Eccli.," dating from the fifteenth century and owned by Anna von Stockarn, #Kgl. B, 75. A. 2 (66). The Cathedral library in Hildesheim possesses a Hymnal from this house (14th c.), #Bev. 685. The Gymnasium Josephinum in Hildesheim possesses another copy of the "Gallus de Aula Regia Malogranatum," (c. 1459), #46 (o). The Vatican archive possesses a copy of the Epistles of Hincmar of Rheims, owned by this house and dating to the eleventh century, #Vat. Pal. lat. 296. The Herzog-August-Bibliothek in Wolfenb├╝ttel contains a manuscript of the Hildesheimer Wachstafeln (14th c.), which belonged to this house, #Extrav. 265. 5, and a Liber precum held in this archive, #Helmst. 1318 (1431) may have also belonged to this house. A fifteenth-century Breviary owned by Marg. Mollitoris, "monyalis de Eynbecke," is held in the private collection of Haus Krechtig, #593, in Rhede. (see Kramer)

Secondary Sources
Admin. Notes

Further research on this community is necessary.

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