Höhnscheid
Community ID
 
2545
 
Alternate Names
 
Anthoniusthal; Vallis S. Anthonii
 
Diocese
 
Mainz
 
Modern Location
 
in the district of Waldeck
 
Dedication
 
S. Anthony (needs verification)
 
Date Founded
 
1235
 
Date Terminated
 
1468 (female); 1529 (final dissolution)
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was established in 1235 for Augustinian canonesses; this community existed until 1468. In 1468 it was transformed into a (male) community of the Crusading Order.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Herzog-August-Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel preserves a manuscript of "Proverb. laudis bibl.," written circa 1437, which belonged originally to this house, #18. 33. Aug. 4o (3165).

 
Secondary Sources
  
Miscellaneous Information
 

Final dissolution of the male community occurred in 1529.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1235
 
Date Finished
 
1468
 
Length
 
641