S. Maria Maddalena
Community ID
 
630
 
Town
 
Biella Rive
 
Diocese
 
Vercelli
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Medieval Location
 
near the bridge over the Cervo (there were four different monasteries, the first of which was at the beginning of the bridge)
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Date Founded
 
1100-1150 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
First Members
 

Originally had both male and female members.

 
Dependency Of
 

S. Stefano (see S. Stefano del lago)

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Biella, Archivio Civico, Regesto delle carte di S. Agata

 
Secondary Sources
 

La Chiesa biellese nella storia e nell'arte, p. 148

Ivlito. Dissertation, Facolta di Lettera, Torino, 1957.

Ospedali di Ponte, p. 110
[In Studi di Storia ospedaliera Piemontese in onore di G. Donna Oldenico.]

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1100
 
Length
 
639