Name: Alkmaar, St. Magdalena (Wittezusterenhof)
Circary at the Time: Brabant
Years of Activity: n/a
Here (Source: © MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com)
Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 342)
Approximate modern location: Northern Holland, near Amsterdam, but precise location within City of Alkmaar is unknown.
Elm-Number [See Below]: None.*
Other Comments: According to tradition, there was a Norbertine convent in N. Holland in this area, which unfortunately has not been confirmed in writing by any of the chronicles. Perhaps this house was a hermitage/convent of the Penitents of Sta. Maria Magdalena.
* 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.