Clus
Community ID
 
2507
 
Town
 
Gandersheim
 
Diocese
 
Hildesheim
 
Medieval Location
 
Gandersheim
 
Modern Location
 
Bad Gandersheim; in the district of Northeim
 
Dedication
 
S. George; Blessed Virgin Mary; Holy Cross
 
Date Founded
 
1124
 
Date Terminated
 
1134 (female); 1586 (male)
 
Religious Order
 
unknown
 
Foundation Information
 

This community originated in 1124 as a noble women's chapter. It lasted as such for a brief ten years; in 1134 it became a Benedictine (male) monastery.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Numerous manuscripts from the Benedictine monastery's library are still extant, dating mostly from the fourteent-sixteenth centuries. No works from the community's brief period as a female house survive. (see Kramer)

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1124
 
Date Finished
 
1134
 
Length
 
588