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Description - Monastery

St. Jansconvent, Johannieters in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 288
Name (Dutch) St. Jansconvent, Johannieters
Name (English) Convent of St John, Knights Hospitallers
Patron saint(s)
  • John the Baptist
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Noord-Holland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Haarlem
Coordinates 104/488A
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Haarlem
Parish Haarlem - Sint Bavo
Date of foundation 1310
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Gerard van Tetrode (canon of St Mary's Church Utrecht)
Religious order
Type of religious order Knights Hospitallers (Knights of St John)
Associated with
Type of institution men
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1310: Knights of St John.
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1625
Additional remarks A gift of William III, count of Holland, (1329) enabled the convent to incorporate the parish churches of Heemskerk, Beverwijk, Zoeterwoude and Hazerswoude.
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material extant manuscripts and printed books
Storage in one place
Short description of the material Manuscript (Stooker and Verbeij): 528. Haarlem SB
Holding institution(s)
Name Haarlem, SB Stadsbibliotheek
Settlement Haarlem, Noord-Holland, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Beresteyn, E.A. van, Geschiedenis der Johanniter-orde in Nederland tot 1795 (Assen 1934)
  • Bueren, T. van, Macht en onderhorigheid binnen de Ridderlijke Orde van Sint Jan: de commandeursportretten uit het Sint Jansklooster te Haarlem (Haarlem 1991)
  • Bueren, T. van, Tot lof van Haarlem: het beleid van de stad Haarlem ten aanzien van de kunstwerken uit de geconfisqueerde geestelijke instellingen (Hilversum 1993)
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum II De Augustijnsche orden, benevens de broeders en zusters van het gemeene leven (Amsterdam 1941), 82
Links

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition
Additional remarks The church of St John's convent is still intact and serves as the downtown site of Noord-Hollands Archief
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