Summary Page: Former House
Name: Arnsberg-Wedinghausen, St. Lawrence
Circary at the Time: Westfalia
Years of Activity: 1170/73 - 1803
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 149)
Approximate modern location: A town in Westfalia.
Elm-Number [See below]: 97.
Other Comments: Priory founded 1186/7, and from 1518 an Abbey. Initially a duplex (double) monastery. Daughter house of Marienweerd, but later administered from Knechtsteden. At the time of suppression, there were 25 Canons present. The Abbey Church is now a parish church, and some of the other Abbey buildings serve as the rectory/presbytery (Pfarrhaus/Propstei) and the "Stadtarchiv Arnsberg".
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.