S. Maria Maddelena delle Convertite
Community ID
 
112
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria Maddelena di Cistello / Cestello (before 1322)
 
Town
 
Florence
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
via di Pinti , ad portam Pincianam
 
Modern Location
 
Florence
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary Magdelene
 
Date Founded
 
1321 or earlier (1325, according to Cottineau)
 
Date Terminated
 
1442
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian, then Valombrosian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Francesco de Sylvestris a Cingulo, bishop of Florence; Refounded in 1322 by a group of nuns, after having received a donation from the Abbot of the male monastery of Crespino (Valombrosian).

 
Population Counts
 

15 in 1321

 
Dependency Of
 

male monastery of Crespino (Valombrosian)

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1321
 
Date Finished
 
1442
 
Length
 
515