S. Lucia
Community ID
 
190
 
Town
 
Lucca
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
midtown, near S. Michele in Foro
 
Modern Location
 
Lucca
 
Dedication
 
Saint Lucy
 
Date Founded
 
818 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1260 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine after second founding (original order uncertain)
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by members of a single family. The first abbess inherited the community, along with much other property, from her father. The nuns were gone shortly after 900, but the house was refounded during the second half of the 10th century.

 
Incorporated By
 

S. Giustina (See S. Giustina ), some time before 1260

 
Assets/Property
 

Church (see "Early Documents"); other properties within Lucca

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 818: individuals lease church; [2] 820: individuals donate the community to the bishop

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
818
 
Date Finished
 
1260
 
Length
 
545