S. Chiara di Firenze
Community ID
 
71
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Giovanni Battista (Augustinian) -- before 1451 (needs verification)
 
Town
 
Florence
 
Diocese
 
Florence
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
popolo di S. Piero Gattolino
 
Modern Location
 
Florence
 
Dedication
 
Saint John the Baptist (needs verification) / Saint Clare , after 1451
 
Date Founded
 
1356
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian (needs verification) / Claires
 
Foundation Information
 

founded by the Biliotti family (c. 1356). Given to Franciscan Tertiaries in 1451, and the house was granted its privileges as Claires by Pope Nicholas V

 
Early Documents
 

1468: Testament, with donation to the house.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

S. Giovanni Battista was apparenty populated by Augustinian nuns, who the founder had moved there for the purpose of founding the house. By 1451, the house was nearly depopulated.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1356
 
Length
 
652