List of Carolingian monasteries

This is a partial list of monasteries of the Carolingian Empire, in Western Europe around the year 800.

Abbey Location (present-day) Foundation date (traditional) Founder (traditional)
Altomünster Abbey Altomünster before 760 Alto
Amorbach Abbey Amorbach 734 Amor, disciple of Pirmin
Andernach Abbey Andernach
Annegray Abbey La Voivre c.585-590 Columbanus
Argenteuil Abbey Argenteuil 656 / first mentioned 697
Barisis-aux-Bois Abbey Barisis-aux-Bois
Benedictbeuren Abbey Benediktbeuern 739/740 Lanfrid, Waldram and Eliland
Blois Abbey Blois
Bobbio Abbey Bobbio 614 Columbanus
Bruyères-le-Châtel Abbey Bruyères-le-Châtel 673 Chlotilde
Chelles Abbey Chelles 657/660 Balthild
Condat Abbey Saint-Claude 657/660 Romanus and Lupicinus
Corbie Abbey Corbie 657/661 Balthild
Disentis Abbey Disentis 700
Dol Abbey Dol-de-Bretagne 6th century Samson of Dol
Echternach Abbey Echternach 698 Willibrord
Ellwangen Abbey Ellwangen c. 764 Herulph and Ariolf
Faremoutiers Abbey Faremoutiers 620 Burgundofara
Fécamp Abbey Fécamp c. 658 Waningus
Ferrières Abbey Ferrières-en-Gâtinais c. 630 Columbanus
Flavigny Abbey Flavigny-sur-Ozerain 717 Widerad
Fleury Abbey Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire c. 640 Leodebaldus
Fritzlar Abbey Fritzlar c. 732 Boniface
Gengenbach Abbey Gengenbach in or after 727 Pirmin
Gorze Abbey Gorze c. 757 Chrodegang
Frauenchiemsee Abbey Chiemsee 782 Tassilo III
Fulda Abbey Fulda 744 Sturm
Hautmont Abbey Hautmont 646? Vincent Madelgarius
Hautvillers Abbey Hautvillers 650 Nivard
Herbrechtingen Abbey Herbrechtingen
Herford Abbey Herford c. 800 Waltger
Herrenchiemsee Abbey Chiemsee 782 Tassilo III
Hersfeld Abbey Bad Hersfeld before 744, refounded 769 Sturm, Lullus
Holy Cross Abbey Poitiers 552 Radegunde
Holzkirchen Abbey Holzkirchen
Homburg Abbey Homburg an der Unstrut
Honau Abbey La Wantzenau 720 Adalbert
Hornbach Abbey Hornbach, Germany c. 741 Pirmin
Innichen Abbey Innichen 769 Tassilo III
Jouarre Abbey Jouarre 630 Ado
Jumièges Abbey Jumièges c. 654 Philibert
Kaiserswerth Abbey Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth
Kempten Abbey Kempten 752 Audogar
Klingenmünster Abbey Klingenmünster 626
Kitzingen Abbey Kitzingen
Kochel Abbey Kochel
Kremsmünster Abbey Kremsmünster 777 Tassilo III
Landévennec Abbey Landévennec c. 490 Winwaloe
Lérins Abbey Île Saint-Honorat c. 410 Honoratus
Liessies Abbey Liessies 751 Wilbert
Lobbes Abbey Lobbes c. 645 Landelin
Loches Abbey Loches
Lorsch Abbey Lorsch 764 Cancor
Luxeuil Abbey Luxeuil-les-Bains c. 590 Columbanus
Marchtal Abbey Obermarchtal before 776
Marmoutier Abbey Marmoutier c. 590 or 659 Leobard?
Maroilles Abbey Maroilles c. 650 Radobert
Mazerolles Abbey Mazerolles
Metten Abbey Metten c. 766 Gamelbert
Mettlach Abbey Mettlach c. 676 Leudwinus
Michaelbeuern Abbey Dorfbeuern 736
Mondsee Abbey Mondsee 748 Odilo
Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey Mont-Saint-Michel 709 Aubert
Mont Sainte-Odile Abbey Mont Sainte-Odile c. 690 Odile
Montier-en-Der Abbey Montier-en-Der c. 670 Bercharius
Moutier-Grandval Abbey Moutier, Grandval c. 640
Munster Abbey Munster
Murbach Abbey Murbach 727 Pirmin
Nantua Abbey Nantua c.660 Amandus[1]
Neustadt am Main Abbey Neustadt am Main 738 Burchard
Niederaltaich Abbey Niederalteich 741 Odilo
Nivelles Abbey Nivelles 640 Gertrude
Noirmoutier Abbey Noirmoutier 674 Philibert
Nouaillé Abbey Nouaillé-Maupertuis End of seventh century[2]
Novalesa Abbey Novalesa 726 Abbo
Ochsenfurt Abbey Ochsenfurt
Ohrdruf Abbey Ohrdruf
Orbais Abbey Orbais-l'Abbaye
Ottobeuren Abbey Ottobeuren 764 Toto
Péronne Abbey Péronne
Pfäfers Abbey Pfäfers 731
Prüm Abbey Prüm 721 Bertrada and Caribert
Rebais Abbey Rebais 630/640 Audoin
Reichenau Abbey Reichenau Island 724 Pirmin
Remiremont Abbey Remiremont c. 620 Romaric
Reuil-en-Brie Abbey Reuil-en-Brie 7th century Rado
Rheinau Abbey Rheinau c. 778
Romainmôtier Abbey Romainmôtier-Envy c. 450 Romanus of Condat
Saint-Amand Abbey Saint-Amand-les-Eaux 633/639 Amandus
St Andoche Abbey Autun 592 Brunhilde
Saint-Aubin d’Angers Abbey Angers Before 616 Bobenus?
Saint Bavo's Abbey Ghent 7th century Amandus
Saint Bertin Abbey Saint-Omer 648 Bertin
Sainte Colombe Abbey Sens 620 Chlothar II
Saint-Denis Abbey Saint-Denis 623/39 Dagobert I
Saint Eloi Abbey Noyon 645 Eligius
Saint Emmeram's Abbey Regensburg c. 739
St Gall Abbey St. Gallen 1st half 8th century Gall
Saint Genevieve Abbey Paris 502? Chlodowech & Saint Clotilde
Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines Abbey Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines First mentioned 819
Saint-Germain-des-Prés Abbey Paris c. 557 Germanus
Saint Glossinde Abbey Metz c. 604 Glossinde
Saint-Hubert Abbey Saint-Hubert 687 Pepin of Herstal
Saint John Abbey Müstair c. 780
St. John the Great Abbey Autun First mentioned in 589 Syagrius of Autun
Saint Junian Abbey Nouaillé-Maupertuis 6th century Junian
St. Ludger's Abbey Helmstedt c. 800 Ludger
Saint Lucian Abbey Beauvais c. 585 Chilperic I?
St Martin Abbey Autun c. 589 Syagrius of Autun
St Maixent Abbey Saint-Maixent-l'École 459? Agapitus, but named after Maxentius
Saint-Maurice d'Agaune Abbey Saint-Maurice 515 Sigismund of Burgundy
Saint-Médard de Soissons Abbey Soissons 557 Chlothar I
Saint Mesmin Abbey Saint-Pryvé-Saint-Mesmin ca. 501 Euspicius
Saint Mihiel Abbey Saint-Mihiel 708/709 Wulfoalde and Adalsinde
Saint Peter's Abbey Ghent 7th century Amandus
Saint Peter Abbey Solignac 631 Eligius
Saint-Pierre de la Couture Abbey Le Mans before 616 Bertechramus
Saint Pierre-le-Bas Abbey Vienne 6th century Leonianus
Saint-Pierre-le-Vif Abbey Sens 6th century Theudechild
Sankt Pölten Abbey Sankt Pölten
Saint-Quentin Abbey Saint-Quentin 7th century Chlodovech II
Saint-Riquier Abbey Saint-Riquier 625 Richarius
Saint-Sauveur Abbey Sarlat 750
Saint Symphorian Abbey Metz c. 609 Pappolus
Sint-Truiden Abbey Sint-Truiden c. 655 Trudo
Saint-Vaast Abbey Arras 667 Audebert
Saint Wandrille Abbey Saint-Wandrille-Rançon 648 Wandregisel
Schäftlarn Abbey Schäftlarn 762 Waltrich
Schänis Abbey Schänis 9th century
Schuttern Abbey Schuttern 603 Offo
Solnhofen Abbey Solnhofen
Staffelsee Abbey Staffelsee c. 740 Lanfrid, Waldram and Eliland
Stavelot-Malmedy Abbey Stavelot, Malmedy 648 Remaclus
Susteren Abbey Susteren First mentioned in 711 Willibrord
Tauberbischofsheim Abbey Tauberbischofsheim Boniface
Tegernsee Abbey Tegernsee 746 or 765
Tonnerre Abbey Tonnerre c.800[3]
Weissenburg Abbey Wissembourg 661 Dragobodo
Weltenburg Abbey Weltenburg c. 617 Agilus and Eustace
Werden Abbey Werden 799 Ludger
Wessobrun Abbey Wessobrunn 753 Tassilo III

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia: Belley
  2. ^ "Abbaye de Nouaillé-Maupertuis - Nouaillé-Maupertuis- Le Patrimoine de la Vienne". Archived from the original on 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2008-04-01.
  3. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia: Sens

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