S. Marino and S. Leo
Community ID
 
697
 
Town
 
Pavia
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine (c. 1000-1300), then Dominican
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Astolfo, king of the Lombards. Benedictine monks took over the house c. 1000.

 
First Members
 

S. Eufemia, daughter of King Astolfo, was among the first nuns.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Pavia, Archivio, II 95 A-B, 406-410, MSS mid-XIX: Capsoni, Gaetano, __Notizie di vescovi, chiesi e monasteri di Pavia e notizie varie al culto.__

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Length
 
377