Heilig Kreuz
Community ID
 
2480
 
Town
 
Einbeck
 
Diocese
 
archdiocese of Mainz
 
Modern Location
 
Einbeck on the Ilme
 
Dedication
 
Holy Cross (?)
 
Date Founded
 
1464 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Claresn by 1464
 
Rule
 
Rule of S. Clare by 1464
 
Foundation Information
 

Further information is necessary about the foundation history of this community. It existed as a community of Beguines (the Süsterhus des hilgen crüces) in the Maschenstrasse prior to 1464. In 1464 it became a Clarissen convent.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

One manuscript of the convent's history (?) existed but its current location is unknown, see Handschriftenerbe des Deutschen Mittelalters, vol. 1, p. 200.

 
Published Primary Sources
  
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1464
 
Length
 
499