Mendicant order, originated in the early 13th century, following St. Franciscus.
|'s Hertogenbosch, Franciscanenklooster|
|Maastricht, Minderbroedersklooster, founded 1234|
Reforms in the 15th century resulted in a new movement, the Franciscanen Observanten. The Franciscans who did not follow this movement were called the Franciscanen Conventuelen.
|Lichtenberg near Maastricht, Klooster Slavante|
|Tongeren, Minderbroedersklooster (founded 1626)|
|NL-DHk 74 G 10, week psalter, mid 15th century, prepared at klooster Siloe for a Franciscan women's house|
|NL-DHk 71 A 7, Week psalter, canticles and hymns, for a Franciscan house in or near Maastricht|
|NL-Uu 427, Franciscan or Clarissen breviary; 2nd half 15th century|
|B-Br 6434 (cat.nr. 695), Franciscan antiphoner from the diocese of Luik, 15th century|
Clara in de Nederlanden (p. 57 on the Franciscan orders)