Clare of Assisi, Saint
Clare of Assisi, Saint
Cofounded the 'Poor Clares' with St. Francis. She died in 1253

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  • Clare of Assisi, Saint — 1194 1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns. Also, Clara of Assisi. * * * born July 16, 1194, Assisi, duchy of Spoleto died Aug. 11, 1253, Assisi; canonized 1255; feast day August 11 Founder of the order of Poor Clares… …   Universalium

  • Clare of Assisi,Saint — Clare of As·si·si (klâr; ə sēʹzē, sē, ə sĭsʹē), Saint. 1194 1253. Italian nun and religious leader who founded with Saint Francis of Assisi the first Franciscan order of nuns, the Poor Clares. She was canonized in 1255. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clare of Assisi, Saint — 1194 1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns. Also, Clara of Assisi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clare of Assisi — Saint Clare of Assisi Detail depicting Saint Clare from a fresco (1312–20) by Simone Martini in the Lower basilica of San Francesco, Assisi. Virgin …   Wikipedia

  • Clare of Assisi — Clare′ (or Clar′a) of Assi′si [[t]ˈklær ə[/t]] n. big Saint, 1194–1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns …   From formal English to slang

  • Clare of Assisi — /klɛər əv əˈsisi/ (say klair uhv uh seesee) noun Saint, 1194–1253, Franciscan nun; founder of the Poor Clares; patron saint of television …   Australian English dictionary

  • Saint Clare of Assisi — n. (1194 1253) Italian born woman who found the order of Franciscan nuns …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Clare of Assisi — biographical name Saint 1194 1253 Italian religious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Francis of Assisi, Saint — orig. Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone born 1181/82, Assisi, duchy of Spoleto died Oct. 3, 1226, Assisi; canonized July 16, 1228; feast day October 4 Italian saint and founder of the Franciscan religious order. Born into a wealthy family, he was …   Universalium

  • Agnes of Assisi, Saint — • Brief biography of the younger sister of St. Clare, and prioress of the Poor Clares at Monticelli Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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