Abbey of Einsiedeln

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EINSIEDELN ABBEY (Abbatia territorialis Sanctissimae Virginis Mariae Einsiedlensis)

Country : Switzerland
Denomination : Roman Catholic
Order : Benedictan

Established : 1130

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The Abbey was founded in 835 by St. Meinrad; the crows in the monastery's arms is said to represent crows which the saint kept as pets, and have been borne since the 15th century.

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