S. Pietro Puellarm
Community ID
 
717
 
Town
 
Torino
 
Diocese
 
Torino
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Date Founded
 
988 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1570 (April 14) -- see
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Notable Heads
 

Abbesses: Constantina (1017), Berta (1068); Romana (early 1085); Emilia (late 1085-after 1112); Onora (1138-1156); Emilia (1170); Benlevigna Maltraversi (1192-1230); Leonetta di Burio (1231); Otta (1239-1250); Maargherita Bergesia (1285); Sibilla (1288-1305)

 
Incorporated By
 

S. Croce, 1570, per order of Pius V.

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Amizone-Goffardo, bishop of Torino, donated 3 churches and 2 chapels to the monastery in 988.

 
Assets/Property
 

Had lands and vinyards in the vicinity of Torino. By the 12th century, the monastery was owed a "census" from a number of people, and sometimes tithes as well.

 
Litigations
 

13th c.

 
Early Documents
 

Sept. 8, 1068: Countess Adelaida, daughter of the marquis Olderico, has an offertory dedicated to Mary of Sesanaligge [?]

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino, AS, Inventario delle scritture riguardanti le monache, Torino, S. Pietro.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Claretta, G. "Sull'antichissimo monastero torinense di S. Pietro dell'ordine benedettino: Notizia storico-critica." In __Atti dell'accademia delle scienze di Torino__ XXIX (1889), p. 672 ff.

Carte superstiti del monastero di San Pietro di Torino : (989-1300)
Gabotto, F. "Carte superstiti del monastero di S. Pietro di Torino (989-1300)." In __Biblioteca della societa storica subalpina__ LXIX (1914), pp. 141-213.

De Marchi, G. "Documenti dei secoli XI e XII del monastero sacnti Petri puellarum di Torino." In __Bollettino storico-bibliografico subalpine__ XLIII (1941), pp. 90-103.

Répertoire topo-bibliographique des abbayes et prieurés, p. 3234.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
988
 
Date Finished
 
1570
 
Length
 
1266