S. Maria della Casa di Dio
Community ID
 
651
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria di Buonluogo e S. Andrea
 
Town
 
Chieri
 
Diocese
 
Torino
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Date Founded
 
1256
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Incorporated Communities
 

San Andrea (see #S. Andrea)

 
Relative Wealth
 

Very wealthy. At one point [date not included], the monastery had total revenues of 41,786 Lire, but only 21,000 Lire in expenses.

 
Litigations
 

In 1754/55, the nuns level an accusation against the priest Sr. Francesco, and Pope Benedict XIV orders an investigation.

 
Early Documents
 

April 19, 1592. Bull of Clemens VIII orders Carlo Emanuale of Savere [?] to transfer the remains of Buonlougo to the monastery.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

[1] Torino, Archivio di stato, Inventario delle scritture riguardante le monache, Chieri, S. Maria e S. Andrea, M. 1 nos. 1-3.

[2] Torino, Archivio di Stato, Sala 14, materie ecclesiastiche monache, Chieri, S. Andrea e S. Maria

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1256
 
Length
 
739