Santa Maria de Campis
Community ID
 
602
 
Alternate Names
 
S. M. del Campo
 
Town
 
Acqui
 
Diocese
 
Acqui
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Medieval Location
 
Near the city
 
Date Founded
 
1057
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by S. Guido, bishop of Acqui

 
Notable Heads
 

Abbesses: Gisla (1078); Ota (1101); Fornoria (1260)

 
Population Counts
 

8 in 1260: Abbess Fornoria, Prioress Sibilia, and sisters Damine, Sibilina, Fornarine, Gadie, and Otta [8th resident?]

 
Relative Wealth
 

Quite rich

 
Assets/Property
 

Had lands, vinyards and properties, not only in Acqui, but also in surrounding areas.

 
Early Documents
 

1057: Foundation charter by Guido, bishop of Acqui, founding the house, granting it lands, woods and farms, and choosing its first abbess.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino: Archivio di Stato. Inventorio sommario della serie "Monacho di diverso paesi." Acqui, monachi Benedettine, Marzo 1 (A. 1st) [sec XVII-1815 = 6 fasc.]

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1057
 
Length
 
606