S. Maria Maddalena
Community ID
 
566
 
Town
 
Pesaro
 
Diocese
 
Pesaro
 
Region
 
Marche
 
Medieval Location
 
On the city wall, opposite S. Chiara
 
Corporate Status
 
Convent
 
Foundation Information
 

Foundation date of monastery unknown, but church was consecrated in 1325

 
Notable Heads
 

Margherita de Rimini, abbess, 1345; Donna Cecilia (AKA Donna Agnese), abbess, 1375; Suor Cecilia, abbess, 1381; Suor Giovanne, abbess, 1452

 
Dependency Of
 

On 1 March, 1382, Abbess Cecilia, with the consent of the community, gave the administrators of the school of S. Antonio the right to make exchanges in the interest of the monastery

 
Other Economic Activities
 

On 24 Sept, 1373, Monsignor Malatesta conceded to the monastery perpetual exemption from payment of the "gatelle" and "dazi," etc.

 
Early Documents
 

1269, 1294

 
Secondary Sources
 

Inventari dei manoscritti delle biblioteche d'Italia, vol. XXXV. Firenze: 1925. pp. 49-53; 82.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Length
 
744