Blessed Frowin of Engelberg

Saint Frowin of EngelbergAlso known as

  • Frowin II
  • Frodowin….



Benedictine monk at Saint Blaise Abbey in Badan, Germany, and may have been at Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland. Abbot of Engelberg Abbey in Unterwalden, Switzerland in 1146. He founded a library and scriptorium, encouraged painting and art, and made the house a center for learning, art and piety. Wrote theological text books.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Frowin of Engelberg“. 16 January 2014. Web. 5 March 2015. <>