Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Langen, St. James

Circary at the Time: Frisia

Years of Activity: ca. 1240-ca. 1585

Gallery: (none)

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest


Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 203)

Approximate modern location: Between the port of Emden and Knock - in an area devastated for centuries by floods known as the Doppart in eastern Frisia, Germany.  There is a Knockner Tief (Knock channel) to the west of Emden.

Elm-Number [See below]: 51*

Other Comments: A celebrated and wealthy monastery of sisters, whose archives luckily survive largely intact. 

* 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.