Summary Page: Former House
Name: Langen, St. James
Circary at the Time: Frisia
Years of Activity: ca. 1240-ca. 1585
Map: Click Here (Source: © MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com)
Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 203)
Approximate modern location: Between the port of Emden and Knock - in an area devastated for centuries by floods known as the Doppart in eastern Frisia, Germany. There is a Knockner Tief (Knock channel) to the west of Emden.
Elm-Number [See below]: 51*
Other Comments: A celebrated and wealthy monastery of sisters, whose archives luckily survive largely intact.
* 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.