S. Croce
Community ID
 
54
 
Town
 
Florence
 
Diocese
 
Florence
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
outside the city walls at the Pisan gate
 
Modern Location
 
Empoli
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Dedication
 
Holy Cross
 
Date Founded
 
1500 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1808
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by the Compagnia dela Saint Croce. Later joined by 2 nuns from Pistoia, S. Maria di Sala

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

over 100 cells , fine buildings

 
Conversi/ae and servants
 

By 1511, there were several conversi, lay sisters & servants

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1500
 
Date Finished
 
1808
 
Length
 
253