Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Aland, B.M.V.

Circary at the Time: Frisia

Years of Activity: 1240-1560/72

Gallery:  None

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest


Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 175)

Approximate modern location: Near Wirdum northeast of Emden in eastern Frisia, Germany.

Elm-Number [See below]: 52*

Other Comments:  Nothing remains of the former monastery, but at its location is a farm with the name "Kloster Aland".  

* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.