Ödingen
Community ID
 
1424
 
Town
 
Meschede
 
Diocese
 
Cologne; now Paderborn
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary, S. John the Baptist
 
Date Founded
 
1000 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1533
 
Religious Order
 
unknown
 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

Otto III gave the convent of Ödingen a freedom similar to that held by the convents of Quedlinburg, Gandersheim, and Essen, but in the same document he also placed the community under the archbishop of Cologne (Heineken, 61).

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The archives for this community are located with the archives for the convent of Meschede.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

This convent was dissolved in 1533 and united with the convent of Meschede. The convent's property was incorporated into the Werner School.

 
Admin. Notes
 

More research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1000
 
Date Finished
 
1533
 
Length
 
551