S. Mercurio di Canne
Community ID
 
746
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Mercurii
 
Town
 
Barletta
 
Diocese
 
Barletta
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in the ancient and no longer extant city of Canne, about 11.5 km outside of Barletta
 
Corporate Status
 
monastery
 
Date Founded
 
1145 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine (probable)
 
Foundation Information
 

Dunanda, when left a widow, took up the monastic life and became the first abbess of the new community

 
Notable Heads
 

Dunanda, the founder

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

the monastery did not last long; by the 12th [sic?] century only the church still existed

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1145
 
Length
 
396