Married to Count Faverone of Sciffi. Mother of Saint Agnes of Assisi and Saint Clare of Assisi. Pilgrim to assorted holy sites in Europe, and to the Holy Land. Widow. Poor Clare nun in San Damiano Abbey in Assisi, Italy with her daughter Clare.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Heiligen 3s
- Kirken i Norge
- Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Hortolana of Assisi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 January 2014. Web. 31 July 2014. <>