S. Maria
Community ID
 
707
 
Town
 
Rocca delle Donne (Brusaschetto nel Monferrato)
 
Diocese
 
Casale?
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1107 (circa)
 
Notable Heads
 

Prioresses: Stefana (1182); Alda (1186-1203); Elena (1223-45); Elisa (1251).

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

November 8, 1181 -- Lucius III

 
Dependency Of
 

S. Benigno di Fruttuaria

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

Taken under the protection of both Frederick Barbarossa and Frederick II

 
Early Documents
 

[1] In 1167, several donations were made to the monastery, the first by Uberto and Guglielmo di Incisa on the 13th of January, the second by Guglielmo, marquis of Monferrat, on the 20th of February.

[2] 1182: regarding accusations of Fruttuaria

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino, AS, Sala 14, materie ecclesiastiche monache, Rocca delle Donne

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1107
 
Length
 
978