Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Arnsberg-Wedinghausen, St. Lawrence

Circary at the Time:  Westfalia

Years of Activity:  1170/73 - 1803

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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 149)

Approximate modern location:  A town in Westfalia.

Elm-Number [See below]:  97.

Other Comments: Priory founded 1186/7, and from 1518 an Abbey.  Initially a duplex (double) monastery.  Daughter house of Marienweerd, but later administered from Knechtsteden.  At the time of suppression, there were 25 Canons present.  The Abbey Church is now a parish church, and some of the other Abbey buildings serve as the rectory/presbytery (Pfarrhaus/Propstei) and the "Stadtarchiv Arnsberg".  

* 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.