Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Mechelen-Leliendaal/Liliendaal

Circary at the Time: Brabantia

Years of Activity:  >1233 - 1783

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 62)

Approximate modern location:  North-northeast of Brussels.  

Elm-Number [See below]: none (see below)

Other Comments: Parthenon, with the first sisters coming from Gempe.  Under the administration of Prémontré.  Founded originally in Hombeek near Mechelen, later moved to Mechelen itself.  Burned in 1580 by protestants, the nuns moved to Mechelen.  Suppressed in 1783.  The church along with a few other buildings have been converted into a private residence.   

* 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.