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The Sisters of Prémontré


This database brings together information about some of the women who were part of the Premonstratensian Order in France and Belgium between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries whom I have encountered in my research. It aims to collect and organize the often scant information about these women in the hopes of facilitating further studies into their lives.

Given the nature of the surviving sourcebase, this is neither an exhaustive database nor a statistically representative sample.


My thanks to research assistants Matthew Burley and Alison Coggins for their help with data entry and organization.

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