S. Clemente
Community ID
 
663
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Andrea (later)
 
Town
 
Lenta
 
Diocese
 
Vercelli
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Medieval Location
 
In the section of S. Pietro, martyr, near the Aralda door
 
Date Founded
 
960 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

At the time of its foundation, the nuns were not subject to cloinstering.

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Counts of Biandrate had traditionally been protectors of the monastery, and restored it in 1120 at the suggestion of abbess Bologna degli Avogadni.

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

IN 1184, Otto de Biandrate gave the rights he had over Lenta to Palitino Avegadra, but he gave them back to the monastery. Later, Vercelli acquired rights of jurisdiction from the Emperor Frederick I.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
960
 
Length
 
407