S. Chiara di Cortona
Community ID
 
45
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Mary de Valle Targe (after 1237) / de Targe / Tarcia di Cortona
 
Town
 
Cortona
 
Diocese
 
Cortona
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
Margnano [1225-37]/Valle Targa [1237-58]/Gavillone [1258-61]/Valle Targa [1261-1459]/Poggio , la Pescaia [after 1479]
 
Modern Location
 
Cortona
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary/ Saint Francis / Saint Clare
 
Date Founded
 
1225
 
Date Terminated
 
1537 (needs verification)
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Rule
 
Damiano
 
Foundation Information
 

Ugolino di Ranieri donated a house in Margnano in 1225/ foundation was confirmed by Pope Gregory IV in 1237

 
Incorporated Communities
 

1258: S. Maria de Gavillone (See S. Maria de Gavillione e S. Juliana) & S. Julianna Toscanella (#S. Juliana Toscanella)

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

1392: Bernarba, daughter of Frederigo di Cortona, wife of Arengeri di Cortona, (she was also a benefactor of the houses of S. Croce [See S. Croceand S. Maria Maddelena [#S. Maria Maddelena, also located in Cortona.

 
Early Documents
 

31 August, 1226: contract for the founding donation of Ugolino di Ranieri

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1225
 
Date Finished
 
1537
 
Length
 
579