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Pelplin (Abbey)

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Corporate name headingPelplin (Abbey)
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Variant(s)Polplinum (Abbey)
Kloster Pelplin
Opactwo pelplińskie
Beginning date1278
Ending date1823
LocatedPelplin (Poland)
Field of activityMonasticism and religious orders
Found inParadisus precum selectaru[m], 1610 (per Fr[atr]em Martinu[m] Boschman Gedanense[m] professu[m] & suppriorem Polplinensem)
Wikipedia, September 19, 2013: article "Pelplin Abbey" (Pelplin Abbey (Latin: Polplinum) is a former Cistercian abbey, located in Pelplin, Poland, to the south of Gdańsk; founded in 1258 by Sambor II, Duke of Pomerania [actually duke of Pomerelia], as "Samboria"; daughter house of the Cistercian Doberan Abbey; first sited in Pogódki (Pogutken) near Kościerzyna (Berent) and re-located in 1276 to Pelplin; dissolved by decree of the Prussian government of 5 March 1823) articles "Pomerelia" and "Royal Prussia" (after 1466, Pomerelia was part of the Polish province of Royal Prussia, which in 1772 became part of the Kingdom of Prussia)
German Wikipedia, September 19, 2013 (Kloster Pelplin (Polplinum), former Cistercian abbey, located in Pelplin, Poland)
Polish Wikipedia, September 19, 2013 (in article "Bazylika katedralna Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny w Pelplinie": church is site of former Cistercian monastery in Pelplin, Poland)
Web site "Szlak Cysterski w Polske," September 19, 2013: ("Pelplin"; on English-language page, "Pelplin": Pelplin, founded in Pogódki, 1258; founded in Pelplin, 1278; abolished, 1823; history of the abbey: property in present Pelplin area was granted by by Sambor II's successor Mściwoj II to the Cistercians of Pogódek, Jan. 2 [1274] ; they moved to Pelplin in 1276; new territory was controlled by Teutonic Knights, as was all of Pomerelia from 1308/1309; abbey's properties concentrated around two complexes, Pelplin and Pogódek; 5 more villages belonged to the abbey; after decline during wars of late 15th and 16th centuries, a revival ocurred at end of 16th and beginning of 17th centuries under abbots Mikołaj Kostka and Leonard Rembowski; after 1772, the cloister's land was secularized by King Frederick II of Prussia and the abbey was separated from the Polish Cistercian province; in 1823, it was liquidated)
Web site "Dziedzictwo kultury i duchowości Polski," September 19, 2013 (Pelplin: opactwo cystersów)
Facebook, September 19, 2013 (Facebook page: Opactwo pelplińskie)
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