S. Pietro
Community ID
 
643
 
Town
 
Carrone
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Medieval Location
 
On the Dora, near Verolengo
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1100 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by several women (see "First Members," below) who donated their movable and immovable posessions.

 
First Members
 

Founding members: Biriana, Romana and Alegranzia Eugenia

 
Notable Heads
 

1353: Prioress Franglia di Dueddis, obtained permission from Abbot to have Bonaccoda of Crivelli as a nun

 
Dependency Of
 

S. Benigno Fuittuacia. Also, on May 10, 1297, the prior of the monastery of Vditurio [?], itself a dependency of S. Benigno, declares that the nuns of S. Pietro are under his obedience.

 
Early Documents
 

[1] July 12, 1100: the nuns of S. Pietro had to recognize that they were a dependency of S. Benigno, and had to pay him a fee.

[2] Oct. 28, 1211. Allegrazia is elected by the nuns, but in the presence of the Abbot [of S. Benigno?]

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino, Archivio di Stato, Inventario delle scritture riguardanti le monache tanto que che di la da monti.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1100
 
Length
 
1122