RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/HOU
Extent11 boxes
TitleRelations with other Bridgettine houses
DescriptionThis section comprises material concerning the relations between Syon Abbey and other houses of the Order of the Most Holy Saviour. These include Bridgettine communities in Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom (UK), the United States of America (USA), and Venezuela. The Order of the Most Holy Saviour, also known as the Order of St Bridget or the Bridgettines, consists of several 'branches', including a medieval or 'original' branch (to which Syon Abbey belongs) founded by St Bridget of Sweden in 1344, a Spanish branch founded by Marina de Escobar in the 1630s, a Swedish branch founded by St Elizabeth Hesselblad in 1911, and the Brigittine Monks founded by Brother Benedict Kirby in 1976.
LanguageEnglish, French, Dutch, Spanish, German, Swedish, Italian, Norwegian, Finnish and Latin
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsPost-1975 correspondence is closed to public inspection on a 50-year rolling basis.

*Please note that closed items and files do not appear on the online version of the catalogue*
ArrangementThe correspondence within this section has been rearranged by house to reflect the most recent methodology of arrangement used by Syon Abbey, and to facilitate ease of access for researchers. However, original order in each file has been retained wherever possible.
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
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