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Description - Monastery

Vredendaal, Regulieren in Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 7
Name (Dutch) Vredendaal, Regulieren
Name (English) Vredendaal Monastery, Regular Canons
Patron saint(s)
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Utrecht, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Utrecht
Coordinates 137/456B
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Utrecht - Buurkerk
Date of foundation 1399
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Wermboud van Boskoop.
Religious order
Type of religious order Canons Regular
Associated with 1399: Chapter of Utrecht. 1419: Chapter of Windesheim.
Type of institution men
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1399: Tertiaries; Chapter of Utrecht 1419: Regular Canons; Chapter of Windesheim 1528: Combined with the Sint-Janshuis Amersfoort, after the monastery burned down.
Date of transition to secular management 1587
Date of dissolution 1580
Additional remarks The Brothers where trained at the Heer Florenshuis in Deventer. Before 1419 the convent held an important position within the Chapter of Utrecht.
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, 8 Regulierenklooster Vredendaal te Utrecht. Size: 327 described records.
Holding institution(s)
Name Het Utrechts Archief
Settlement Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Additional remarks
Type of extant material extant manuscripts and printed books
Storage slightly spread
Short description of the material Manuscripts (Stooker and Verbeij): 1206-1207. Also in Utrecht UB.
Holding institution(s)
Name Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Settlement Den Haag (The Hague), Zuid-Holland, NL
Additional remarks
  • Engen, H. van, De derde orde van Sint-Franciscus in het middeleeuwse bisdom Utrecht. Een bijdrage tot de institutionele geschiedenis van de Moderne Devotie (Hilversum 2006)
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum I: De Franciscaansche orden (Amsterdam 1941), 182; Number 6
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum II De Augustijnsche orden, benevens de broeders en zusters van het gemeene leven (Amsterdam 1941), 187; Number 3
  • Weiler, A.G.; Kohl, W; Persoons, E, Monasticon Windeshemense III: Niederlande (Brussel 1980), 453-474

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Additional remarks
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