S. Leonardo
Community ID
 
2646
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria del Paradiso
 
Town
 
Montefalco
 
Diocese
 
Spoleto
 
Date Founded
 
1492 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Notable Heads
 

Abbesses: 1500/01: Hieronyma (Girolama?) da Todi; 1523: Agnola de Morichetto de Baratto.

 
Population Counts
 

In 1492, 14 nuns who came from S. Chiara were: Madalena de Niccolo, Bera[r]dina de Battista, Cecilia de Iovannone, Veronica de Mataluccia, Perpetua de Nanni, Maria de ser Nobile, Illuminata de Meneco, Thegra de [?], Teodosia de Bartholomeo, Ludovica de Piero, Catharina de Baratto, Bartholomea de [?], and Giuliana de Gasparra. They joined 9 then-residents: Francesca di Michelangelo, Paula de Messer Hieronimo, Chiara de Domenico, Battista and Clembina [?] da Marco Hieronyma, Pacifica de Iovanni, Angniola de Marrichetta and Agnese de Paulo. In 1500 they were joined by further recruits from the community of Monteluce in Perugia: Hieronyma da Todi (Abbess), "vererabile Andrea, honesta madre Paulina, honesta Felice" and Giroloma de Rainero Astacolle.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

Reformed by S. Maria de Monteluce in 1500.

 
Litigations
 

In 1492, 14 nuns left S. Chiara and entered S. Leonardo. Their dowry and clothing remained at their old community, and the nuns of S. Leonardo sued to recover them.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1492
 
Length
 
1162