S. Maria Vergine
Community ID
 
681
 
Town
 
Narzole
 
Diocese
 
Asti
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Medieval Location
 
Located on the Tanaro, approximately 10 miles from Alba Pompeia
 
Date Founded
 
901 (June 18)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

The Emperor Louis gave Ehiluphe, bishop of Asti, certain privileges, including the house of S. Maria, to which he also donates some land.

 
Early Documents
 

[1] June 18, 901 (see "Foundation Information," above). [2] Feb 25, 902: reiteration of #1. [3] Jan 23, 1041: reiteration of privilege by Henry III, with additions.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Il Libro verde della Chiesa d'Asti, Vol 2, p. 178-182 (doc. 302-3), 217-22 (doc. 319), and 228-33 (doc. 303)

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
901
 
Length
 
627