Summary Page: Former House

Name: St. Samuel

Circary at the Time: Graecia et Hierosolymitana (Greece and the Kingdom of Jerusalem)

Years of Activity:  1141-1244

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 405)

Approximate modern location: Palestine, approximately 8 miles northwest of Jerusalem at Shiloh, near the tomb of the Old Testament Hebrew Judge Samuel. 

Elm-Number [See below]: None.*

Other Comments: This house was overrun in 1244 by the advance of resurgent moslem forces.  There was much loss of life, and the survivors fled north to the city of Acre, where the house of Acco / Akkon had been established.

* 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.