S. Eusebia
Community ID
 
726
 
Town
 
Vercelli
 
Diocese
 
Vercelli
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Modern Location
 
In the church of S. Pietro della Ferla
 
Date Founded
 
300-399 (circa)?
 
Date Terminated
 
570-630 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Canonesses
 
Foundation Information
 

founded by S. Eusibia, who gathered a group of virgins in a common life

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Zenobia, died in 471, buried in Vercelli in S. Pietro dell Ferla

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

Confirmed by Innocent II in 1142; granted privileges by Lucius III in 1183.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Information regarding this house is conserved in the museum of S. Andrea.

 
Secondary Sources
 

La Chiesa biellese nella storia e nell'arte, vol. I, p. 37

Ranzo, G. __Delle monache di S. Eusebio.__ (Vercelli: 1785)

Répertoire topo-bibliographique des abbayes et prieurés, p. 3331

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
300
 
Date Finished
 
570
 
Length
 
597