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Description - Monastery

Oudwijk, Benedictinessen in Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 136
Name (Dutch) Oudwijk, Benedictinessen
Name (English) Oudwijk Abbey, Benedictine Nuns
Patron saint(s)
  • Stephen
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 - Buurkerk
Date of foundation 1135
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Mathilde, viscountess of Utrecht.
Religious order
Type of religious order Benedictine
Associated with
Type of institution women
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1580-1584
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material HUA, 1005-1 Sint Stevensabdij van Benedictinessen te Oudwijk bij Utrecht . Size: 1.458 described records. Date: 1288-1803. Access: Inventarissen van de archieven van de vijf adellijke vrouwenkloosters in en om Utrecht.
Holding institution(s)
Name Het Utrechts Archief
Settlement Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Hulzen, A. van, Utrechtse kloosters en gasthuizen (Baarn 1986), 81-86
  • Kalveen, C.A. van, De vijf adellijke vrouwenkloosters in en om de stad Utrecht, in: Erkelens-Buttinger (ed.), E.S.C.; Dekker, C., De kerk en de Nederlanden. Archieven, instellingen, samenleving. (Hilversum 1997), 152-167, 154-155
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum III: De Benedictijnsche Orden. Benevens de Carmelieten en Jesuieten. (Amsterdam 1942), 121-122
  • Tongerloo, L. van, 'Bisdom en geestelijkheid'., in: , Stuip en Vellekoop, Utrecht tussen Kerk en Staat (Hilversum 1991), 169-195.
Links

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Utrecht, St Stephen's Abbey (Oudwijk)
Date of foundation 1135
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages
Additional remarks
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition >1580-<1800
Additional remarks
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