S. Daniel i S. Clara
Community ID
 
1271
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Anton and S. Clara de Barcelona; S. Daniel (14th century)
 
Town
 
Barcelona
 
Diocese
 
Barcelona
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Medieval Location
 
In the present-day district of the Ciutadella. Gained the name of S. Daniel because it was near the gate of the wall of that saint.
 
Date Founded
 
1237
 
Date Terminated
 
1952 (see "Incorporated by," below)
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares, then Benedictine after 1513 (needs verification)
 
Rule
 
Followed a rule given to them by Gregory IX, but had to adopt the benedictine rule in 1513 after several failed attempts at reform during the 15th c
 
Congregation
 
Congregació Claustral Tarraconense (after 1513)
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by a group of penitents

 
Notable Heads
 

Agnès de Peranda (1245-81); Saurina d‚Olzeto (1281-1305); Ermessinda de Cartellà (1305-10); Clara de Porta (1311-19); Francesca d‚Olomar (1320-25); Sanxa de Conques (1326-33); Alamanda de Vilanova (1333-51); Beatriu de Mur (1351-58); Francesca de Torrevella (1358-66); Ròmia Desvalls (1366-67); clemència Ermengauda (1367-73); Subirana Çarvira (1373-76); Constança Ricarda (1376-82); Joana Giberta (1382-87); Constança de Cortilio (1398-1417); Sanxa de Rafaguera (1417-20); Clara de Cortilio (1421-39); Isabel Pujol (1439-45); Serena de Rajadell (1447-58); Elionor de Rajadell (1459-63); Aldonça de Carreres (1465-93) (List continued through 1952 by Zaragoza Pascual)

 
Incorporated By
 

Unified with the community of S. Benet de Mataró in 1952, and together founded the new (and extant) community of S. Benet de Montserrat.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

Sent nuns to help found the communities of Castelló d‚Empúries (1260) and Pedralbes (1327).

 
Social Characteristics
 

Daughters of nobility & rich bourgoisie.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

The medieval monastery was destroyed in 1713, at which point the community moved to a new residence in the Palau Real.

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1237
 
Date Finished
 
1952
 
Length
 
1758