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Prüm Abbey

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Prüm Abbey is a former Benedictine abbey in Prüm, Lorraine, now in the diocese of Trier , founded by the Frankish widow Bertrada the elder and her son Charibert, Count of Laon, on 23 June 720. The first abbot was Angloardus.
Bertrada of Prüm's granddaughter was Bertrada the younger, wife of King Pepin the Short . Prüm became the favourite monastery of the Carolingian dynasty and received large endowments and privileges. Pepin rebuilt the monastery and bestowed great estates upon it by a deed of gift dated 13 August 762. The king brought monks from Meaux under Abbot Assuerus to the monastery.

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Eifelkreis-Bitburg-Prüm
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