Clarenberg
Community ID
 
1356
 
Town
 
Hörde
 
Diocese
 
Cologne, now Paderborn
 
Dedication
 
S. Clara
 
Date Founded
 
1340
 
Date Terminated
 
1812
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Claresn
 
Rule
 
Rule of S. Clare (?)
 
Foundation Information
 

The convent was founded as a Clarissen community by Count Konrad von der Mark. The convent functioned as a community of Clarissen women until 1583, at which time it transformed into a noble women's chapter until its final dissolution in 1812.

 
Social Characteristics
 

This was a noble community.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The archives for this community are located in the Staatarchiv in Münster. According to Kramer, the manuscript in the Darmstadt Landesbibliothek #2505 does not come from this community.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

From 1583 on the community served as a noble women's chapter, for both Catholic and Protestant women until the seventeenth century.

 
Admin. Notes
 

[2]Urkundenbuch des Clarissenkloster. = possible ref.more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1340
 
Date Finished
 
1812
 
Length
 
705