Browse Monasticon

Titlesort ascending Dedication Region Date Founded Date Terminated
Zwijveke Flanders (East) 1223 or earlier
Zwiefalten Blessed Virgin Mary; S. John the Baptist Wuerttemberg 1089 1350 circa (women); 1803 (men)
Zimmern Holy Cross 1245-1252 1525-1559
Zellingen 800 (circa) 900 (circa)
Zelle in der Komödienstrasse
Zawichost
Zandvliet Antwerp 1124 at Antwerp. Refounded: 1148-1155 at Zandvliet.
Youghal Saint Anne Cork 1385 or earlier 1543
Yerres 6T 1134
Yeddingham S. Mary Yorkshire 1148 or earlier 1537
Wyse 1299
Wykeham S. Mary and S. Michael Yorkshire 1153 or earlier 1539
Wunstorf S. Peter 871
Wroxall Leonard Warwickshire 1135 or earlier, possibly as early as 1123 1536
Wroclaw
Wothorpe S. Mary Northamptonshire 1160 (circa) 1353-4
Worcester S. Mary 2DD 743 or earlier. Refounded by c. 975 as a house of Benedictine monks by King Edgar amd Bishop Oswald. 800-899 (9th century)--women may have been present as late as 1086
Woodstock S. Mary and S. Mary Magdalene Oxford 1235 or earlier
Woodchester (needs verification) 1019 (circa) 1066 or before
Wolverhampton S. Mary Staffordshire 1392-5 1514 or later
Wöltingerode Blessed Virgin Mary 1188 (see "Foundation information," below) 1807
Woestine 6M 1217 or earlier
Wix S. Mary Essex 1123-1133 1525
Wintney S. Mary and S. Mary Magdalene and S. John the Baptist Hampshire 1154-1161. 1536
Winchester, Old Minster (Vowess affiliated with male community) 939 and 943 1066 or before
Winchester S. Mary and S. Edburga Hampshire 963 1536, after being terminated in 1141 and then later refounded
Winchcombe 787 897 or later (before 1066)
Wimborne hospital S. Margaret and S. Anthony Dorsetshire 1216 or earlier 1547
Wimborne Double Monastery S. Mary and S. Cuthberga Dorsetshire 705 (traditional date), (or 715) 876 (possibly as late as the 960s)
Wilton S. Mary, Bartholomew, and after 984 to Edith. Wiltshire 830 (circa) 1539
Willencourt 6M 1199 or earlier
Wilberghaus 1439 (circa) 1579
Wilberfoss S. Mary Yorkshire 1153 or earlier 1539
Wienhausen S. Mary, S. Laurentius, S. Alexander 1221-1228/9 still extant
Widersdorf Lotharingia
Wicklow St. Brigid Wicklow 1448 (circa) 1470 (circa)
Whittington's Hospital Holy Spirit / S. Mary and Michael and All Saints Middlesex 1424 1823 or later
Whitehall Holy Trinity Somershire 1217-20 1463 (circa)
White Monastery Upper Egypt. In late antiquity, the monastery was in the Panopolite nome under the metropolis of Panopolis. Fourth century
Whitby John the Baptist Deira (Yorkshire, Durham) 750 (circa) or 657 according to <s8002>, 405. 867 or 1401 ?
Whistones S. Mary Magdalene Worcestershire 1237-1240. 1536
Wherwell Holy Cross and S. Peter Hampshire 986 1539
Westwood S. Mary Worcestershire 1154-1189 1536-7
Westminster 1040 or earlier 1050 (circa)
West Preston (needs verification) 1082 or before 1086 or later
Werehale 2J 650 (circa) 875 (circa)
Wentheim 760 (circa) 788
Wennigsen Hanover before 1200 1542; continues
Wenlock 690 or before 1066 or before; A 901 charter is the last evidence of women residing at this double monastery
Weiler Blessed Virgin Mary (church); S. John the Apostle (convent) 1230 1592

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