Convent of St Ursula, Niederelten

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The Convent of St Ursula, Niederelten (Neder Elten) near Emmerich was founded in 1427.[1] It was incorporated into the convent of St Agnes in Emmerich in the seventeenth century.[2]

The Chapter Library has a book which had been given to the convent in the mid-to-late sixteenth century by Stijnken Kispenninghe (Christina Kispenning).

Shelfmark W2/X-6-11
Paulus Diaconus. Homeliae: seu mauis, sermones siue conciones ad populum, prastantissimorum ecclesiae doctorum, Hieronymi, Augustini, Ambrosij, Gregorij, ... aliorum. Cologne: 1525. (VD16 ZV 12243)
Inscription (16c) on front pastedown: Dyt boeck hefft gegeu[en] de[me] Coue[n]t tho nederelten (?) dye vrom[m]e ind voirsichtige Jonckvrow Stijnken (?) Kispe[n]ninghes (?) voir en Testament.
Inscription (16c) on front pastedown: Ex libris conue[n]t[us] S. Agnetis Embr.
Inscription (16c) on final recto: Liber conuentus Stae Agnetis Embricensis
  1. Jaarboek van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde (1844), p. 90
  2. Martina B. Klug, Armut und Arbeit in der Devotio moderna. Studien zum Leben der Schwestern in niederrheinischen Gemeinschaften (2005), p. 122