S. Elisabetta
Community ID
 
77
 
Alternate Names
 
Convertite
 
Town
 
Florence
 
Diocese
 
Florence
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
via Chiara , 4 a Saint Spirito , opposite S. Giovanni Battista (see S. Giovanni Battista)
 
Modern Location
 
Florence
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Dedication
 
Saint Elizabeth
 
Date Founded
 
1330 (needs verification)
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by the capitani della compagnia di S. Maria Vergine from the male monastery of S. Spirito

 
Population Counts
 

50 in 1333

 
Dependency Of
 

The right to reform the house and to approve the Abbess rested with S. Spirito

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

The commune of Florence gave part of town walls, as well as land to build community in 1330

 
Social Characteristics
 

reformed prostitutes

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 1330: building records; [2] 1340 (needs verification)

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1330
 
Length
 
457