Summary Page: Former House
Name: Nantelle, B.M.V.
Circary at the Time: Lotharingia
Years of Activity: 1158 - saec. 13
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (III, 92)
Approximate modern location: Northeastern France, Diocese of Verdun, near Jovilliers.
Elm-Number [See below]: None.*
Other Comments: Parthenon established 1158 when nuns were removed from Jovilliers. Closed in 13th century due to underpopulation. Buildings became part of parish infrastructure of Jovilliers. Pilgrimage chapel to B.M.V. existed long after closure of house, up to about 1736. Buildings survive as part of a castle.
* 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.