Religious Houses

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List Of Imperial Abbeys
... also Reichsklöster and Reichsstifte) were religious houses within the Holy Roman Empire which had been granted the status of Reichsunmittelbarkeit ("imperial immediacy ... Most however (and many of these religious houses had only very small territories) were Imperial prelates (Reichsprelaten) and as such participated in a single collective vote in the Reichstag as members of the ... It was not uncommon for heads of religious houses other than the Imperial abbeys to have similar titles even though their establishments did not have Reichsunmittelbarkeit ...
List Of Christian Religious Houses In Brandenburg
... This is a list of Christian religious houses, both dissolved and extant, in Brandenburg in Germany, including Berlin ... Extant religious houses are marked in bold ...
List Of Christian Religious Houses In Brandenburg - See Also
... List of Christian religious houses in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern List of Christian religious houses in North Rhine-Westphalia List of Christian religious houses in ...
Chronicle Of The Expulsion Of The Greyfriars - Chapter 1 Concerning The Friary in Flensborg
... (previously) had as superintendent a citizen from Vejle whose house had burned down. 4 The Danish word 'kloster' is used for all monastic religious houses, equivalent to 'convent' in English which furthermore makes a distinction between friary, priory, abbey, nunnery ... Since information about many religious houses in Denmark before the Reformation is lacking, the word in the Chronicle is translated as friary ...

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