S. Magdalena de Montbenet
Community ID
 
1251
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria Magdalena de Montbenet
 
Town
 
Berga (one source says Benet)
 
Diocese
 
Solsona
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Medieval Location
 
Outside the walls of Berga, „al collet dels dos Camins‰
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1338
 
Date Terminated
 
1461: property and buildings given to the abbey of Poblet (male)
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by King Alfonso the Benign with cistercian nuns from S. Maria de Valldaura, beside the church of S. Maria Magdalena, which had just been erected.

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1338
 
Date Finished
 
1461
 
Length
 
455