S. Margherita in Castelvecchio
Community ID
 
319
 
Town
 
Siena
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
ancient episcopal seat, after the bishop moved to the Cathedral / located on highest hill in Siena 1250 (second half)
 
Modern Location
 
Siena
 
Dedication
 
Saint Margaret
 
Date Founded
 
1250 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1305 (see "Incorporated By," below)
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Incorporated By
 

S. Margherita (S. Marghertia), 1305. Although this was a Benedicitine house, the new nuns kept the rule of Poor Clares

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Commune of Siena

 
Assets/Property
 

numerous assets

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1250
 
Date Finished
 
1305
 
Length
 
358