Faverney
Community ID
 
1561
 
Town
 
Faverney
 
Diocese
 
Besancon
 
Region
 
6H
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
747 (circa). Refounded: Handed over to Benedictine monks in 1132.
 
Foundation Information
 

The expulsion of the nuns apparently came after failed attempts to reform a decadent community.

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

The substitution of monks for nuns was approved by Pope Innocent II in 1135

 
Published Primary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
747
 
Length
 
295