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Description - Monastery

St. Luciaconvent, Tertiarissen in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 12
Name (Dutch) St. Luciaconvent, Tertiarissen
Name (English) Convent of St Lucia, Tertiaries
Patron saint(s)
  • Lucia
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Noord-Holland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Amsterdam
Coordinates 122/487A
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Haarlem
Parish Amsterdam - Onze Lieve Vrouwe (Nieuwe kerk)
Date of foundation 1414
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Coptgin Ysebrantsz., Brechten Jan van Dyemensdr., Andries Andriesz., Robert Janszoon (priest; Amsterdam)
Religious order
Type of religious order Tertiaries
Associated with 1433: Chapter of Utrecht
Type of institution semi-religious women
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1414-1416: Tertiaries. 1433: Chapter of Utrecht.
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1579
Additional remarks In 1525 a lawsuit started between the convent and Marie Andriesdochter Boelens who fled the convent. Eight members of the Boelens family were benefactors.
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material extant manuscripts and printed books
Storage slightly spread
Short description of the material Manuscript (Stooker en Verbeij): 110-112. Also in Manchester JRL (The John Rylands University Library (The University of Manchester). and Paris BNF (Bibliothèque nationale de France).
Holding institution(s)
Name Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg
Settlement Hamburg, Hamburg, DE
Website
Additional remarks
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material SA Amsterdam: 367 (Burgerweeshuis) inv.112; 551-565
Holding institution(s)
Name Stadsarchief Amsterdam
Settlement Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Eeghen, I.H. van, Vrouwenkloosters en Begijnhof in Amsterdam van de 14e tot het eind der 16e eeuw (Amsterdam 1941), 156-193
  • Engen, H. van, De derde orde van Sint-Franciscus in het middeleeuwse bisdom Utrecht. Een bijdrage tot de institutionele geschiedenis van de Moderne Devotie (Hilversum 2006)
  • Heel, D. van, 'De tertiarissen van het Utrechtsche Kapittel', Archief voor de geschiedenis van het aartsbisdom Utrecht 63 (1939), 1-382, 100-101
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum I: De Franciscaansche orden (Amsterdam 1941), 30; Number 12
Links

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants The buildings of St Lucia's convent were transformed into the Citizens' Orphanage (Burgerweeshuis). Presently, they harbour Amsterdam Museum.
Demolition
Additional remarks
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