Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Ebstorf, St. Mauritius (?)

Circary at the Time: Saxonia

Years of Activity:  1147-1197

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  MapQuest


Monasticon Praemonstratense (no citation)

Approximate modern location: In the town of Ebstorf, south of Hamburg.      

Elm-Number [See below]: None.*

Other Comments: Parthenon of norbertine sisters, though perhaps before 1150, there may have been a double-cloister here.  The men's portion went to Ratzeburg to the Cathedral Community.  After 1197, the sisters affiliated themselves with the Benedictine Order..  

* 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, Kirchenfuerst, Wienand Verlag, Koeln, 1984, page 284-285.