Bergen
Community ID
 
2383
 
Alternate Names
 
Baring, Pergen, Heiligenkreuz in Bergen, Bergen bei Neuburg/Donau
 
Town
 
Neuburg on the Danube
 
Diocese
 
Eichstaett
 
Modern Location
 
Neuburg on the Danube; in the governmental district of Upper Bavaria; in the administrative district of Neuburg-Schrobenhausen.
 
Dedication
 
S. Cross
 
Date Founded
 
976
 
Date Terminated
 
1552
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Congregation
 
Admont
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Wiltrud (alternately Biletrud), Duchess of Bavaria (widow of Duke Berthold)Reformed in 1156 by Regilind.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

An illuminated psalter c. 1240 from the convent is located (presumably) in the Historischer Verein-Heimatverein in Neuburg/Donau, s.n.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Comprised of women only.
After the area became Catholic again, the convent came into the possession of the Jesuits.

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

An illuminated psalter c. 1240 from the convent (presumably) exists in the Historischer Verein-Heimatverein in Neuburg/Donau, s.n.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary Hist. Staetten, 79. - Marie
Original entries by Marie Nov 2000, latest entries based on Alison Beach by C.F. Aug 2004.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham, Alison Beach
 
Contributors Notes
 

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