A young maiden named Benedicta escapes from her parents and lives in the hermitage near the monastery of Fructuosus of Braga.
15. [...] Benenatus told me, 'As none of the older monks dared to go near her, one of us younger ones took it in turn to take her letters and food. She insisted firmly that no food be brought to her until the holy man [i.e. Fructuosus] had eaten at midnight and that it should not be brought unless he had blessed it.' [...]
There follows a story about the founding of the female monastery, and about the former fiancé of Benedicta who brought her to trial before Count Argelate.
(trans. A.T. Fear 1997: 138-139; summaries by M. Szada)