Name: Bytom, St. Margareta
Circary at the Time: Polonia
Years of Activity: . . . 1201 / 1294 (?) - Saec. XVI.
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Monasticon Praemonstratense: (I, 350)
Approximate modern location: Southeast of Wroclaw (Breslau) and northwest to Krakow, on the northwest edge of Katowice, Poland.
Elm-Number [See below]: None.*
Other Comments: Church founded in 1201(?) . . . 1294(?) by Casimir, Duke of Bytom, and under the patronage of the Abbey of St. Vincent in Breslau. Protestants assumed control of this foundation at some time during the 16th century.
* 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.