Summary Page: Former House
Name: Marne, B.M.V. and Ss. Joann. Evang. and Nicolaus
Circary at the Time: Frisia
Years of Activity: 1170/1200-1595
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 213)
Approximate modern location: Northwest of Groningen, close to the North Sea. Now called De Marne.
Elm-Number [See below]: 48*
Other Comments: A duplex monastery divided into two parts - in the vicinity of present day Kloosterburen, near Groningen, by the sea:
1. Oldenklooster (old cloister), St. Joann. Evang.
2. Nijeklooster (new cloister), St. Nicolaus
* 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.