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Description - Monastery

Nieuwlicht, Kartuizers (Bloemendaal) in Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 134
Name (Dutch) Nieuwlicht, Kartuizers (Bloemendaal)
Name (English) Nieuwlicht Monastery, Carthusians (Bloemendaal)
Patron saint(s)
  • Saviour
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Utrecht, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Utrecht
Coordinates 137/456
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Utrecht - Sint Jacobus
Date of foundation 1391
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Zweder, Lord of Gaesbeek and Willem, Lord of Abcoude
Religious order
Type of religious order Carthusian
Associated with
Type of institution men
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1391: Carthusian Monks 1580: Demolition of the monastery 1583: Dissolution
Date of transition to secular management 1580
Date of dissolution 1583
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material extant manuscripts and printed books
Storage mainly in one place
Short description of the material Manuscripts (Stooker and Verbeij): 1197-1199. HUA, Utrecht, Universiteitsbibliotheek (University Library Utrecht) : 150 manuscripts, 75 incunabula.
Holding institution(s)
Name Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht
Settlement Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Website
Additional remarks
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material HUA, 1006-23- Size: 477 described records. Date: 1346-1811
Holding institution(s)
Name Het Utrechts Archief
Settlement Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Grauwe, J. de, 'Utrecht', in: Hogg, J.; Schlegel, G., Monasticon Cartusiense, III (Salzburg 2005), 191-194
  • Gruijs, A., ‘Kartuizen in de Nederlanden (1314-1796). Klein Monasticon en literatuuroverzicht van de geschiedenis der Zuid- en Noordnederlandse kartuizen’ , in: Rothfusz, R., De kartuizers en hun Delftse klooster (Delft 1975), 157-244, 209-211
  • Hulzen, A. van, Utrechtse kloosters en gasthuizen (Baarn 1986), 17-21
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum III: De Benedictijnsche Orden. Benevens de Carmelieten en Jesuieten. (Amsterdam 1942), 123-124
  • Tongerloo, L. van, 'Bisdom en geestelijkheid'., in: , Stuip en Vellekoop, Utrecht tussen Kerk en Staat (Hilversum 1991), 169-195.
  • Weijert-Gutman, Rolf de, Schenken, begraven, gedenken. Lekenmemoria in het Utrechtse kartuizerklooster Nieuwlicht (1391-1580) (Utrecht 2015)
Links

Building history

General date of construction 1391-1425
Church or chapel(s)
Name Utrecht, Nieuwlicht Charterhouse
Date of foundation 1391
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages
Additional remarks
Burial ground
Location church, chapel, great cloister, little cloister, graveyard
Date of consecration 1391
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants Entrance building
Demolition 1580
Additional remarks
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