S. Chiara
Community ID
 
701
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Clara; S. Giacomo
 
Town
 
Pinerolo
 
Diocese
 
Torino
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Visitations
 

In 1729, the nuns send letters begging to have the power to elect their own confessor.

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Giacomo d'Achaja

 
Assets/Property
 

Had quite substantial holdings in Pinerolo, Villafranca, Moretto, Villenova

 
Early Documents
 

[1] May 24, 1351: Giacomo d'Achaja gives 40 "modi formento," the taxes collected by Vigone amounting to 50 "amulfiorini" [?], as well as various other goods. [2] April 14, 1360: Count Amadeo of Savoy confirms the above donation.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

[1] Torino, AS, Inventario delle scritture riguardanti le monache, Pir Pinerolo, S. Chiara.

[2] Torino, AS, Sala 14, materie ecclesiastiche monache, Pinerolo, Chiarisse

 
Secondary Sources
 

Annales minorum, 1342, 63

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Length
 
607