Bourbourg
Community ID
 
1636
 
Town
 
Bourbourg
 
Diocese
 
Arras
 
Region
 
6M
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Dedication
 
Notre-Dame
 
Date Founded
 
1103
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Clementia of Burgundy, wife of Count Robert of Flanders, aka King of Jerusalem

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Heavily patronized by the family of the Flemish counts, who gave numerous donations in the 12th century

 
Published Primary Sources
 

Ignace de Coussemaker, ed. Un cartulaire de l'abbaye de Notre-Dame de Bourbourg (Lille, 1886) [92 12th-century charters]; see also Notice sur les archives de l'abbaye de Bourbourg

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
1103
 
Length
 
329