Almeneches
Community ID
 
1484
 
Town
 
Almeneches
 
Diocese
 
Seez
 
Region
 
6N
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
600 (circa). Refounded: 1066.
 
Date Terminated
 
900-999 (10th century)?
 
Foundation Information
 

This ancient house, destroyed in the tumults of the late Carolingian era, was refounded by Roger de Montgomery, count of Belleme, whose daughter Emma was the first abbess of the restored convent.

 
First Members
 

Emma, daughter of the founder, first abbess

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
600
 
Date Finished
 
900
 
Length
 
381