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The aristocratic convent sea near Neuss

The presentation of the history of the monastery was at the instigation of Baron Friedrich von der Leyen-Bloemersheim. He was also undertook the design changes and so the buildings saved from destruction. In this way, a lot of memories, the former to the monastery and its former owner remembered, will receive. Besides the detailed description of the historical events since the foundation of the monastery, the geographic extent, a genealogy, Description of the donations and privileges, is particularly the list of champions, Nuns, Priors and priests of the monastery (versehen  [...]



History of the former landowners of Woffleben

Live in today as Woffleben 511 Population. The first mention of the place dates back to 927. In this document it is, that King Henry I. his wife, Mathilde, a tenth of the Wafilieba Zorgegau gave. Findings from the Pre-Roman Iron Age in the vicinity of the station show, that the area was inhabited in prehistoric times. In 1103 a church was built in the village, the 1751 has been described as dilapidated temple. A year later the church had to be demolished, But even 1755 konnte  [...]