Summary Page:  Former House


     1.  Clairefontaine, S. Nicolaus

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, S. Nicolaus

Circaries at the Time: 

     1.  Clairefontaine, Floreffia

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, Francia

Years of Activity: 

     1.  Clairefontaine, 1131-1670

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, 1670-1790


     1.  Clairefontaine, None

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, Click Here


     1.  Clairefontaine, Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest   

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 370)

Approximate modern locations:  

     1.  Clairefontaine - A short distance east of La Capelle, Arr. Vervins, Dep. de l'Aisne, France.

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts - Northeast of Paris

Elm-Numbers [See below]: 

     1.  Clairefontaine, 94*

     2.  Villers-Cotteręts, 193

Other Comments:  Clairefontaine and Villers-Cotteręts are in fact the same community.  They lived in Clairefontaine from 1131-1670, and in Villers-Cotteręts from 1670-1790.  

* 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.