Prudencio de Sandoval
Fray Prudencio de Sandoval (1553–1620) was a Spanish historian and Benedictine monk, the Bishop of Tuy from 1608 to 1612 and Bishop of Pamplona thereafter until his death. De Sandoval was born i...
Adam Adami
Adam Adami, O.S.B. (1603 or 1610 – 19 February 1663) was a German monk, diplomat and priest. Born in Mülheim am Rhein, Adami seems to have made his first studies in Cologne. At the age of 19, he enter...
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Martín Ignacio de Loyola
Martín Ignacio Martínez de Mallea, known as Martín Ignacio de Loyola, (c.1550 in Eibar, Spain – 1606 in Buenos Aires) was a Franciscan friar, best known for his two travels around the world in 1580-15...
Marcos de Torres y Rueda
Marcos de Torres y Rueda (April 25, 1591, Almazán, Spain—April 22, 1649, Mexico City) was bishop of Yucatan (1646-1649), interim viceroy of New Spain, and president of the Audiencia of New Spain...
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Louis Bartholomew Załuski
Louis Bartholomew Zaluski (born 1 June 1661 – 24 December 1721 in Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church Auxiliary Bishop of Przemysl, and the Bishop of Płock.
He was b...
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Fausto Poli
Fausto Poli (17 February 1581 – 7 October 1653) was a Roman Catholic prelate and Cardinal.
Born in Usigni in Umbria, as a young man he went to Rome and was soon noticed by Maffeo Barberini, ...
Jean Richardot the Younger
Jean Richardot the Younger (Mechelen 7 October 1570 - Cambrai 28 February 1614) was bishop of Arras (1602–1609) and prince-archbishop of Cambrai, duke of Cambrai and count of the Cambrésis (1609–1614)...
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Johannes Wolfgang von Bodman
Johannes Wolfgang Reichsfreiherr von Bodman (January 19, 1651 – September 29, 1691) was auxiliary bishop of Konstanz (Germany) since 1686.He was consecrated as bishop on November 26, 1686 at Konstanz....
Jean Bertaut
Jean Bertaut (1552 – 8 June 1611), French poet, was born at Caen.
He figures with Philippe Desportes in the disdainful couplet of Boileau on Ronsard:He wrote light verse to celebrate the inc...
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Adam Nowodworski
Adam Nowodworski (1572–1634) was a Roman Catholic Polish bishop of Kamieniec (1614–1627), bishop of Przemyśl (1627–1631) and bishop of Poznań (1631–1634).
Diego Evelino Hurtado de Compostela
Bishop Diego Evelino Hurtado Vélez (1638 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain - August 29, 1704 in Havana, Cuba) was the Bishop of Diocese of Santiago de Cuba (now the Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba). He...
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Vidal Marín del Campo
Vidal Marín del Campo (22 February 1653 - 10 March 1709) was a Spanish bishop who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1705 to 1709.
Vidal Marín del Campo was born in Mora, Spain in the middle of th...
Henri Arnauld
Henri Arnauld (1597–1692) was a French Catholic bishop.Arnauld was born in Paris, and was first destined for the Bar, but was taken to Rome by Cardinal Bentivoglio and during this absence, which...
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Boetius Egan (bishop of Elphin)
Boetius Egan (died 1650) was an Irish clergyman who served as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Elphin from 1625 to 1650. A Franciscan friar, he was appointed the bishop of the Diocese of Elphin by the Hol...
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Diego de Arce y Reinoso
Diego de Arce y Reinoso Ávila y Palomares (1587-1665) was a Spanish bishop who served as Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1643 to 1665.
Diego de Arce y Reinoso was born in Zalamea de la Serena on Ap...
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Francesco Vitelli
Francesco Vitelli (1586–1646) was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastic in the papal service.Vitelli was born in Città di Castello. He was made titular archbishop of Thessalonica (16 August 1632), the...
Melchior Klesl
Melchior Klesl (sometimes Khlesl, rarely Cleselius) (19 February 1552 – 18 September 1630) was an Austrian statesman and cardinal of the Roman Catholic church during the time of the Counter-Reformatio...
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Marcin Szyszkowski
Marcin II Szyszkowski of Ostoja Coat of Arms (1554 – 30 April 1630) was a notable Polish priest who attended the Jesuit school of Kalisz and became bishop of Lutsk, Płock and finally of Kraków. ...
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Diego Sarmiento Valladares
Diego Sarmiento de Valladares (1615–1695) was a Spanish bishop who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1669 to 1695.
Diego Sarmiento de Valladares was born in Vigo in 1615, the son of Luis Sarmient...
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Juan González de Mendoza
Juan González de Mendoza (1545 - 14 February 1618) was the author of the first Western history of China to publish Chinese characters for Western delectation. Published by him in 1586, Historia de las...
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Andrzej Szołdrski
Andrzej Szołdrski (c. 1583–1650) of Łodzia coat of arms was a Polish nobleman and Roman Catholic priest. Son of Stanisław Szołdrski, owner of Czempiń, and Małgorzata Manicka. He studied at Jesuit scho...
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Richard Brady
Richard Brady, O.F.M. (died 1607) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Bishop of Ardagh from 1576 to 1580 and then Bishop of Kilmore from 1580 to 1607.A Franciscan friar, h...
François Fénelon
François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon ([də la mɔt fenəlɔ̃]), more commonly known as François Fénelon (6 August 1651 – 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and w...
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Juan de Zúñiga Flores
Juan de Zúñiga Flores (d. Dec. 20, 1602) was Bishop of Cartagena from January 24, 1600 until his death, and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from July 29, 1602 until his death.
John Albert Vasa
John Albert Vasa (Jan Albert Waza) (June 25, 1612 – December 29, 1634), was a Polish cardinal, and a Prince-Bishop of Warmia and Kraków. He was the son of Swedish and Polish King Sigismund III V...
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Cardinal de Bouillon
Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (24 August 1643 – 2 March 1715, Rome) was a French prelate and diplomat, known as the Cardinal de Bouillon.
The son of Frédéric Maurice de La Tour d'A...
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Andrzej Chryzostom Załuski
Andrzej Załuski Chrysostom (1650 – 12 May 1711) was a seventeenth century Polish preacher, translator, prolific writer, Chancellor of the Crown and Bishop.
He was born in 1650 in Kiev, into the Ju...
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Francesco Barberini (1597–1679)
Francesco Barberini (23 September 1597 – 10 December 1679) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal. The nephew of Pope Urban VIII (reigned 1623–1644), he benefited immensely from the nepotism practiced by hi...
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