S. Maria de Montalegre
Community ID
 
1265
 
Town
 
Barcelona
 
Diocese
 
Barcelona
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Medieval Location
 
Tiani (Maresme), parish of S. Fost de Capcentelles; moved to Barcelona just before 1362, to the c/Montalegre
 
Date Founded
 
1200 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1593 - nuns were prohibited from admitting novices when they refused to accept Tridentine claustration rules. The community was converted into the Serminari Tridentí, while the two remaining canonesses went to two other communities.
 
Religious Order
 
Canonesses Regular
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by a handful of hermitesses, to whom Bishop Arnau of Gurb gave the Augustinian rule.

 
Notable Heads
 

Prioresses: Guillema de Cumba (1268), Blanca Desgatell (1345-1400), Constança Llobeta (1407), Angelina Mercera (1411), Beatriu de Monfalcó (1458), Margarida Antiga (1469), Isabel Codina (1473), Elionor Torta (1481)

 
Incorporated Communities
  
Assets/Property
 

Original community in Tiani became property of the Canons of S. Eulàlia del Camp (Barcelona) when the canonesses moved (needs verification).

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1200
 
Date Finished
 
1593
 
Length
 
897