Summary Page: Former House
Name: Slupsk (Stolp), St. Nicolaus
Circary at the Time: Slavia
Years of Activity: 1281/84-1535
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 258)
Approximate modern location: In the city of the same name in eastern Pomerania.
Elm-Number [See below]: None.*
This was a women's hermitage - Parthenon - founded as a dependency of Bilaybuk (Belbuck).
We are grateful to Dr. Joanna Szczesna of the Catholic University of Lublin for the following comments about this house:
"Stolp is a Latin rendering of the Polish name Slupsk.
This "Stolp" has absolutely nothing to do with the location called "Stolpa" (connected with the founding of the house in Zukowo (an entirely different geographic area, linquistic Circary, and house dependency).
Click here to read about the history of this house.
Although suppressed in 1535 subsisted down to modern times as a Lutheran 'Damenstift'!"
* 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.