Falkenhagen
Community ID
 
2496
 
Alternate Names
 
Lilienthal; Vallis liliorum; Marienthal (all date from the period when the community belonged to a male crusading order)
 
Town
 
near Bad Pyrmont
 
Diocese
 
Paderborn
 
Dedication
 
S. John the Baptist; Blessed Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1230 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1247 (female); 1596 (final dissolution)
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of Cistercian nuns was founded circa 1230 and existed briefly until 1247.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The majority of remaining literary works appear to date from the community's existence as a male crusading order, i.e. from the 15-16th centuries.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Miscellaneous Information
 

After 1409 the community belonged to a group of Wilhelmites until 1432. In 1432 it became the site of a male crusading order and gained the name of Lilienthal. This order existed until 1596.

 
Admin. Notes
 

further research is necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Manuscripts from the community's period as a male crusading order have not been listed but may be found primarily in the Erzbischöfliches Bibliothek in Paderborn, in the Bistumsarchiv in Trier, in the Bibliotheque Nationale et Universitaire in Straßburg, in the Landesarchiv in Detmold and in the Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin. (see Kramer)

 
Date Started
 
1230
 
Date Finished
 
1247
 
Length
 
1071