S. Angelo di Panzo
Community ID
 
2714
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Angelo de Panco; S. Michele (before 1233)
 
Town
 
Subasio
 
Diocese
 
Assisi
 
Medieval Location
 
On a high mountainous road leading to S. Benedetto al Subasio, 1 km. from town. Moved to the city May 29, 1270, close to the outer wall, in the parish of S. Stephen
 
Date Founded
 
1233 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine, then Poor Clares
 
Notable Heads
 

Abbesses include: Andrea (1403), Fransicha Petri (1413), Antonia Iohannis Putii Raynaldi (1422), Lodovica Iohannios (1433).

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Both S. Clare and her sister S. Agnes found refuge here.

 
Population Counts
 

6 in 1413; 9 in 1424; 11 in 1427; 10 in 1436

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

1238, December 17: Gregory IX assigns the nuns the rule of S. Damiano; 1318, May 2: John XXII gave the nuns a license to transfer to the city "ad ecclesiam S. Mariam ab ipsis non longe positam."

 
Incorporated Communities
  
Relative Wealth
 

The community was worth 2130 lire in 1354.

 
Assets/Property
 

At a chapter meeting held in 1427, the nuns complained that the monastery was in great danger of being completely ruined.

 
Early Documents
 

1232

 
Manuscript Sources
  
Published Primary Sources
 

Nova vita di S. Francesco di Assisi, vol. I, p. 19, vol. II, pp. 397-402;, vol. III, p. 428;
Bullarium Franciscanum Romanorum Pontificum, vol. I, p. 258;
Assisi, Archivio Comunale, p. 3089;
Vita breve di s. Chiara di Asisi [sic], pp. 19 & 167-71;
Vite de santi e beati dell'Umbria, vol. III, p. 280

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1475, Nicolaus Iohannis de Mutina abducted two nuns, Petra of Foligno and Cicilia of Perugia.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1233
 
Length
 
1025