S. Maria dell'Orto
Community ID
 
367
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria
 
Town
 
Velletri
 
Diocese
 
Velletri
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
Originally near town , inter vineas Velletrense , 1257; 6 nuns moved into town by Pope Eugenius IV , c. 1440 for safety reasons / had been temporarily moved by Pope Urban VI in 1378, during the war between the Caetani and the town
 
Modern Location
 
Velletri
 
Dedication
 
Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1256 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1445 -- properties given to male monastery
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

Pope Alexander IV (See "early documents")

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

1256: Pope Alexander IV grants an exemption and confirms the community's property; Pope Clement VI confirms property in 1351; Pope Urban V aids in the cmmunity's emergency move (see above)

 
Early Documents
 

January 5, 1257: Papal indugence (Alexander IV)

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1256
 
Date Finished
 
1445
 
Length
 
460