"Augustinerinnenkloster"
Community ID
 
2315
 
Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Bavaria (Bayern)
 
Town
 
Würzburg
 
Diocese
 
Würzburg
 
Region
 
Germany, Bavaria
 
Medieval Location
 
Würzburg
 
Modern Location
 
Würzburg; in the governmental district of Unterfranken, in the administrative district of Würzburg.
 
Date Founded
 
1460 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1572 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
before 1460 Beguines or Tertiaries; from 1460 Augustinian
 
Rule
 
?; Augustinian by 1460
 
Foundation Information
 

Prior to 1460 a community of Beguines or Franciscan tertiaries occupied this community. From 1460 until the community's dissolution it was composed of Augustinian nuns/hermits.

 
Secondary Sources
 

[1]Bavaria Franciscana Antiqua II, 123.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1572 the community died out and the house came into the possession of the Augustinians. The bishop transferred the house to the city council as a home for elderly women, who undertook the care of the sick. This establishment existed until 1811.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1460
 
Date Finished
 
1572
 
Length
 
785