Epinlieu
Community ID
 
1730
 
Town
 
Mons
 
Diocese
 
Tournai
 
Region
 
Hainault
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1216
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

Land given by Countess Jeanne of Flanders, house built by Beatrice of Lens, who soon joined the community.

 
First Members
 

See Foundation

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Included Jacques de Vitry

 
Secondary Sources
 

Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques, vol. 15, p. 609; Monasticon belge, vol. 1, pp. 364-371; Gallia christiana, vol. 3, pp. 191-192

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1216
 
Length
 
259