S. Maties de Barcelona
Community ID
 
1285
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Margarida de Barcelona (until 1475 or 1477)
 
Town
 
Barcelona
 
Diocese
 
Barcelona
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Medieval Location
 
within the city: originally located in a house near the hospital of S. Margarida
 
Modern Location
 
transferred to the hospital of S. Maties (behind S. Margarida) in 1484, after it outgrew its original location). this was burned and looted in 1909 during the „tragic week,‰ and eventually ended up in a new building in the C. Bellesguard.
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1426
 
Date Terminated
 
Still extant
 
Religious Order
 
Franciscan tertiaries (Jeronimes after 1477)
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Brígida Terré.

 
Notable Heads
 

Medieval Prioresses: Brígida Terré (1426-51), Gaterina Ferrera (1451-1500) (Zaragoza Pascual continues the list down to 1997).

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

Sixtus IV, in 1475

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

Sister Pràxedes Albertina played a role in the foundation of the community of S. Elisabet of Hungary, in Palma de Mallorca (1485-92).

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1426
 
Length
 
806