S. Tommaso al Cavaglione
Community ID
 
2319
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Tomeo; S. Tome; S. Fume
 
Town
 
Città di Castello
 
Diocese
 
Città di Castello
 
Date Founded
 
1193 (June)
 
Date Terminated
 
1789 (See "Present State of Medieval Structure," below)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Emperor Henry and his wife Bontadossa conveyed a donation of lands at Teglio (Tenghio), ceding it to found a monastery according to the rule of the monastery of S. Tommaso of Arezzo.

 
Notable Heads
 

Prioresses: 1254: D. Giuliana; 1258: D. Lucia; 1341 & 1351: D. Magia di ser Bartolomeo, abbess

 
Dependency Of
 

S. Spirito, which paid taxes for S. Tommaso in 1482 and 1491.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

A filiate of S. Tommaso.

 
Early Documents
 

July 13, 1254: D. Giuliana, prioress, and D. Chiara, nun, otained absolution from excommunication (which they had incurred for not recognizing tthe authority of Bishop Pietro) from the Dominican priest Deodato.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

September 30, 1789 -- monastery destroyed by earthquake

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1193
 
Date Finished
 
1789
 
Length
 
815