Bredelar
Community ID
 
1303
 
Diocese
 
Cologne, now Paderborn
 
Region
 
Niedersachsen
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary and S. Laurentius
 
Date Founded
 
1170
 
Date Terminated
 
1196
 
Religious Order
 
Premonstratensian
 
Foundation Information
 

The archbishop of Cologne, Philipp von Heinsberg, founded the community in 1170 as a Premonstratsian women's convent. In 1196 the archbishop Adolf moved the nuns to Rumbeck and Cistercian men from Hardehausen moved to Bredelar.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The archives for this community are in the Staatarchiv in Muenster.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Miscellaneous Information
 

The community was finally dissolved in 1804.

 
Admin. Notes
 

Needs more research

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1170
 
Date Finished
 
1196
 
Length
 
444