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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Abbey, Benedictbeurn

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In the Bavarian Alps about 30 miles south of Munich, founded by three brothers, Lanfrid, Wulfram, and Eliland, as a college of regular canons, 740; revived under the Benedictine Rule, 1031. It became famous for scholarship and piety during the Middle Ages; was ravaged during the Thirty Years War; suppressed by the government, 1803, and used as barracks, hospitals, and stud-house. In 1901Freiherr von Kramer-Klett, restorer of several monasteries, offered 5,500,000 marks for the property, but was met by a demand for 12,000,000, which he refused.

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Entry for 'Abbey, Benedictbeurn'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/a/abbey-benedictbeurn.html. 1910.

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