Premonstratensian Sources

This site hosts some of the primary sources used in my research on the history of the Premonstratensian Order in medieval France. New items are added regularly.

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Tinselve was a grange farm dependent on the abbey of Prémontré.


The abbey of Notre-Dame de Lieu-Restauré, near Bonneuil-en-Valois in the Oise, was founded in 1131 and dissolved in 1791.


Beaurepart Abbey, near Liège, was founded in the 13th century for the Friars Minor, and was given to the Premonstratensian Order in 1288.

La Lucerne

La Lucerne Abbey was founded in 1143 by Hasculf de Subligny. It was the motherhouse of the Norman Premonstratensian houses, and was suppressed in…


The abbey of Bucilly was founded as a Benedictine house in 950, and became Premostratensian in 1148.