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Description - Monastery

Franciscanen (Op de Biest) in Weert, Limburg, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 336
Name (Dutch) Franciscanen (Op de Biest)
Name (English) Convent of Franciscan Friars (Op de Biest)
Patron saint(s)
  • Jerome (Hieronymus)
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Limburg, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Weert
Coordinates 178/363A
Diocese before 1559 Liege
Diocese after 1559 Roermond
Parish Weert
Date of foundation 1461
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Count Jacob I of Horne and his wife Johanna van Meurs. Cooperation by pope Pius I, and Louis of Bourbon, bishop of Liege.
Religious order
Type of religious order Franciscan
Associated with
Type of institution men
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1461: Observant Franciscan Friars. 1578: Demolition. 1586: Restoration. 1797: Abolition. 1836: Refounded by the Recollects
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1797
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Caspers, C., 'Weert, franciscanen', in: Margry, P.J., Bedevaartplaatsen in Nederland III: Limburg (Amsterdam - Hilversum 2000), 1099-1103
  • Coomans, Thomas, De middeleeuwse bedelordenarchitectuur in Nederland, Bulletin van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond 101 (2002), 173-200
  • Lange, Cyril de, Het Minderbroedersklooster op de Biest in Weert (Weert 1984)
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum I: De Franciscaansche orden (Amsterdam 1941), 197-198
  • Wely, DaniĆ«l van, Horne en de Minderbroeders. Herinneringen uit het verleden van het Weertse Minderbroedersklooster (Weert 1961)
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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
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