Summary Page: Former House
Name: La Rochelle
Circary at the Time: Normannia Borealis
Years of Activity: saec. 16 - 1792
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (III, 31)
Approximate modern location: A coastal city in Dep. Charente-Maritime, southwest of Niort.
Elm-Number [See below]: None.*
Other Comments: The last Parthenon of the Order in France. After suppression it was a diocesan seminary, and by 1844 was a Franciscan school. The school was secularized in the 1880s. There are still 15th century windows from the Parthenon period in the building which was once the church.
* 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.