The Teplá Monastery

Although the real reason of Hroznata´s absence in the crusade was probably different, what was essential, that was his subsequent promise to the pope that he would compensate the church for his failure by founding a monastery. He stood by his promise already in 1193 and started construction work near the Teplá settlement on a piece of land he had received from the ruler as a compensation for his long-year service at the western border of Bohemia He called into the new monastery Premonstratensian monks from Strahov, later he enter this order and left it all his movable and immovable property…

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