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Description - Monastery

Mariendonk, Cisterciënzers (Elshout) in Heusden, Noord-Brabant, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 414
Name (Dutch) Mariendonk, Cisterciënzers (Elshout)
Name (English) Mariendonk Monastery, Cistercians (Elshout)
Patron saint(s)
  • Our Lady
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Noord-Brabant, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Heusden
Coordinates
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 's-Hertogenbosch
Parish Oudheusden
Date of foundation 1443
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Religious order
Type of religious order Cistercian
Associated with Chapter of Sibculo
Type of institution men
Mother house yes
Name of the mother house officially Mariendonk monastery was the eleventh daughter of Kamp
Phases in the institutional history 1443: founded by Marienkroon monastery in nearby Heusden, which suffered from poverty due to a flood; immediate incorporation into the Chapter of Sibculo. 1573: flight to 's-Hertogenbosch. 1588: reunited with Marienkroon.
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1588
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 Den Bosch, BHIC: 239. Size: 2.738 described records.
Holding institution(s)
Name Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum
Settlement 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Bavel, H. van, Stichting en status van de Heusdense cisterciënzerkloosters Nieuw-Mariëndaal, Mariënkroon en Mariëndonk, Archief voor de geschiedenis van de Katholieke Kerk in Nederland 15 (1973), 201-234
  • Dijk, R. van, Klein Monasticon Sibculoense, in: Dijk, R. van, en M. Vonk ed., Moderne devoten in monnikspij: klooster en colligatie van Sibculo, 1406-1580 (Kampen - Nijmegen 2007), 301-343, 325-327
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum III: De Benedictijnsche Orden. Benevens de Carmelieten en Jesuieten. (Amsterdam 1942), 66-67
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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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