S. Maria de Vallverd
Community ID
 
1238
 
Town
 
Trago de Noguera
 
Diocese
 
Urgell (one source says Lerida (Lleida))
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1172
 
Date Terminated
 
1474 -- goods went to Poblet (male)
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian after 1220
 
Foundation Information
 

There was already a community of religious women there in 1172, protected by the countess Àuria, but the cistercians first arrived in 1220, nuns from S. Maria de Vallbona, under the patronage of the countess Elvira of Urgell, who was also the founder of S. Hilari de Lleida.

 
Incorporated Communities
  
Dependency Of
  
Assets/Property
 

By the end of the 13th c., the community's patrimony inclued rulership of Tragó, Salaverd, Canelles and Cérvoles, with its sanctuary.

 
Art & Artifacts
 

Remains are known for the "Mare de Déu de la pla."

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

Remains include ruins of the single-nave church.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Archivo de la Corona de Aragon / Arxiu de la Corona de Aragó, Cancelleria, Registros, nos: 390, 228 r. (1324, Dec.); 481, 212 r. (1330, June)...

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1172
 
Date Finished
 
1474
 
Length
 
675