S. Croce di Fossa Banda
Community ID
 
231
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Croce in Fossa Banda e S. Silvestro (after 1322)
 
Town
 
Pisa
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
inside the town (1322)
 
Modern Location
 
Pisa
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Dedication
 
Holy Cross/ Saint Sylvester
 
Date Founded
 
1233 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1456 or later
 
Religious Order
 
Dominican
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Population Counts
 

22 in 1373; 25 in 1382; 5 in 1456

 
Dependent Communities
 

S. Silvestro (S. Silvestro), founded by nuns from S. Croce in 1322 (half the nuns stayed in S. Croce, half moved to S. Silvestro); nuns founded S. Domenico (S. Domenico)

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Puccio di Caldo di Baldo donated property to conversi (1322); Simone Sattorelli aids the monastery in 1332

 
Assets/Property
 

Much property was destroyed by the wars after 1400. The prioress and subprioress sought papal privileges.

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 1233: statutes from Pisa; [2] 1252

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1233
 
Date Finished
 
1456
 
Length
 
434