S. Michele di Ponzano
Community ID
 
274
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Michaelis de Trebialto / di Prato
 
Town
 
Prato
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
suburb of S. Martino, as of 1340
 
Modern Location
 
Prato
 
Dedication
 
Saint Michael
 
Date Founded
 
1276 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1500 or later
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Population Counts
 

11+ in 1319; 12+ 1339; 21 in 1515

 
Incorporated Communities
 

S. Martino (S. Martino), 1474

 
Incorporated By
 

S. Vincenzio (S. Vincenzo), 1515

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Puccino di Gherarduccio (he was also a benefactor for S. Chiara [S. Chiara di Prato)

 
Assets/Property
 

Impoverished in 1339, but moved to town, and became quite wealthy (second half of 15th century), and gained more nuns. Later begins to decline.

 
Early Documents
 

1326: Testament of Puccino di Gherarduccio

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

enlarged before 1450, and again later

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

There was a scandal c. 1490, which 2 nuns from S. Mercuriale (S. Mercuriale) later tried to reform

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1276
 
Date Finished
 
1500
 
Length
 
429