Bl. Antonia of Florence
Beatification date: 1847 by Pope Blessed Pius IX (cultus confirmed)
Born 1400 at Florence, Italy. Married and a mother of one. Widowed twice. Franciscan tertiary. Poor Clare nun. Spiritual student of Saint John Capitran. Abbess at Aquila, Italy from 1433 to 1447. Founded a Observant-oriented house of Poor Clares in Aquila. Sick the last 15 years of her life.
She died on February 29, 1472 in her convent at Aquila, Italy of natural causes.