Nun's monastery of the Holy Ghost is founded in Lihula

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1262

The monastery for female Cistercians was founded by the bishop of Ösel-Wiek, Hermann von Buxhoeveden, ruling from 1262-1285. The exact date of the founding is unknown. It was located near the fort of Lihula, and had its own independent fortifications. The monastery was closed in the 1550s, but in all likelihood, the buildings stood there until the Great Norther War. After that, the monastery was razed to the ground.

Source: Jaan Tamm. Eesti keskaegsed kloostrid = Medieval monasteries of Estonia. Tallinn: Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastus, 2002.


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