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Description - Monastery

Selwerd, Benedictijner Dubbelklooster (Siloë) in Groningen, Groningen, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 84
Name (Dutch) Selwerd, Benedictijner Dubbelklooster (Siloë)
Name (English) Selwerd Abbey, Benedictine Monks and Nuns (Siloe)
Patron saint(s)
  • Catherine of Alexandria
Additional remarks Selwerd is a toponym referring to the suburban area of Groningen
Location (according to current geography)
Province Groningen, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Groningen
Coordinates 233/585A
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Groningen
Parish Groningen - Onze Lieve Vrouwe ter Aa
Date of foundation 1207-1217
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Priest Theodericus (Groningen)
Religious order
Type of religious order Benedictine
Associated with Congregation of Bursfeld
Type of institution men and women
Mother house
Name of the mother house
Phases in the institutional history 1207-1217: Double Monastery of Benedictine monks and nuns. 1469: Serlwerd abbey joins the observant Congregation of Bursfeld
Date of transition to secular management
Date of dissolution 1582-1585
Additional remarks
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): 1114
Holding institution(s)
Name Dresden, SL (Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden)
Settlement Dresden, Saksen, DE
Website
Additional remarks
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material GrA : 172
Holding institution(s)
Name Groninger Archieven
Settlement Groningen, Groningen, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Damen, C.I., Geschiedenis van de Benediktijnenkloosters in de provincie Groningen (Assen 1972), 51-53
  • Damen, C.I., Het dubbelklooster Selwerd, Groningse Volksalmanak. Historisch jaarboek voor Groningen (1964), 20-59
  • Schoengen, M., Monasticon Batavum III: De Benedictijnsche Orden. Benevens de Carmelieten en Jesuieten. (Amsterdam 1942), 48-49
  • Tromp, C., Groninger kloosters (Assen and Maastricht 1989), 23-27
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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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