Summary Page: Former House

Name: Meszes

Circary at the Time:  Hungaria

Years of Activity: < 1235-1241

Gallery: (none)

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 452)

Approximate modern location:  At the foot of mount Meszes in Transylvania, present day Romania.  This general area is northwest of Cluj and east of Oradea.    

Elm-Number [See Below]: 352*

Other Comments: A Priory founded sometime before 1235, daughter house of St. Stephen's Varadhegyfok (Oradea).  Destroyed by the Mongols in 1241.  Nothing further is known.  

* 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.