S. Maria Maddalena
Community ID
 
2290
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Rita (after 1468)
 
Town
 
Cascia (Cassia)
 
Diocese
 
Spoleto
 
Date Founded
 
1407 or earlier
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Notable Heads
 

1465-78: D. Angelutia Iacobi Matthei Cicchi de Cassia; 1478-82: D. Lucia Domenici Pauli de Civita; 1488-1505: D. Margarita Marci Antonii Vazzanitti de Colforcella.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

S. Rita Antone Loti lived 1370-1477, and entered the monastery on May 22, 1407. In 1468 Vannuccella Angeli Iohannis Angeloni became a sister.

 
Population Counts
 

1467: 10 nuns; 1502: 13 nuns.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

In 1480, Ser Petrus Angeli magistri Petroni was listed as procurator, and on February 18 of that year, he designated Ser Clemente Urbani from Spoleto as his successor.

 
Early Documents
 

[1] Jan 7, 1465: 90 florentines were given as a dowry to Catarina Jacobi Domenici de Willa Matignano. // [2] Jan 26, 1465: reception of Compita Blaxii Antonii de Ocuxio and Jacobutia Cristophani Gentilis de Spincresa. // [3] 1467: Record of chapter meeting where nuns propose changing the community's name to S. Rita. // [4] Dec 9, 1550: Ser Ercole Miraldi makes an illegitimate daughter, Concordia, legitimate and gives her 600 florentines as a dowry. For another nun, 300 florentines was the dowry. 100 years earlier it had been 100 florentines.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1407
 
Length
 
1032