Stern
Community ID
 
1347
 
Alternate Names
 
Stern in der Drususgasse
 
Town
 
Cologne
 
Diocese
 
Cologne
 
Medieval Location
 
on the Drususgasse
 
Date Founded
 
1312
 
Foundation Information
 

This beguine-convent was founded in 1312 by Adolph, canon and subcustos of Cologne's cathedral chapter. Adolph's foundation charter stipulates that the beguines to be admitted to this convent were to be drawn, if possible, from among his relatives.

 
Social Characteristics
 

Stern was intended primairly for members of the nobility. This would have made it the only noble beguine-convent in Cologne.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1312
 
Length
 
448