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Dubious or Uncertain House

Name: Bytom, St. Margareta

Circary at the Time: Polonia

Years of Activity: . . . 1201 / 1294 (?) - Saec. XVI.

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense: (I, 350)

Approximate modern location: Southeast of Wroclaw (Breslau) and northwest to Krakow, on the northwest edge of Katowice, Poland.  

Elm-Number [See below]: None.* 

Other Comments: Church founded in 1201(?) . . . 1294(?) by Casimir, Duke of Bytom, and under the patronage of the Abbey of St. Vincent in Breslau.  Protestants assumed control of this foundation at some time during the 16th century.    

* 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.