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Stift Fischbeck

LC control no.n 80039922
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Corporate name headingStift Fischbeck
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Variant(s)Fischbeck Abbey
Beginning date0955
Associated countryGermany
LocatedHessisch Oldendorf, Germany
AddressStift Fischbeck Verlwaltung, Im Stift 6a Hessisch Oldendorf Germany 31840
Field of activityMonastic and religious life of women
Found inIts Urkundenbuch des Stiftes Fischbeck, 1978- : v. 1, t.p. (Stiftes Fischbeck) p. 5 (founded 955)
Cottineau, 1937 (Fischbeck, monastery)
Wikipedia, Apr. 11, 2013: "Fischbeck Abbey" (Fischbeck Abbey; German name: Stift Fischbeck; a convent for cannonesses in Fischbeck near Hessisch Oldendorf, Lower Saxony, Germany; founded 955 by the noblewoman Helburgis, on land donated by King Otto I; still a house of canonesses today, though now Lutheran women's convent rather than Roman Catholic; despite later repairs and reburbishments, the buildings (mostly 12th/13th cent.) are basically Romanesque)
Stift Fischbeck website, via WWW, Apr. 11, 2013: "Chronik" (Stift Fischbeck; founded 955; Lutheran worship introduced in 1559; millenial celebration in 1955; address: Stift Fischbeck Verwaltung, Im Stift 6a, 31840 Hess. Oldendorf; email address: