James Louis O'Donel
James Louis O'Donel (1737, Knocklofty, County Tipperary, Ireland – April 1, 1811, Waterford, Ireland) was the first Roman Catholic bishop of St. John's, Newfoundland.
O'Donel was born into a...
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Giovanni Andrea Serrao
Giovanni Andrea Serrao (4 February 1731 – 24 February 1799) was an Italian intellectual and churchman of the Kingdom of Naples who supported the Parthenopaean Republic of 1799.
Giovanni Andre...
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Michael MacDonagh
Michael MacDonagh, O.P. (1698–1746) was an Irish Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Bishop of Kilmore from 1728 to 1746.A Dominican friar, he was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore b...
Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim
Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim (January 27, 1701 – September 2, 1790) was a German historian and theologian. He is remembered as Febronius, the pseudonym under which he wrote his 1763 treatise On the St...
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Ignacy Jakub Massalski
Prince Ignacy Massalski (Lithuanian: Ignotas Jokūbas Masalskis) (1726–1794) was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman.Ignacy became a Catholic priest and was named Bishop of Vilnius by Pope Clement XIII on...
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François-Louis de Pourroy de Lauberivière
François-Louis de Pourroy de Lauberivière (June 16, 1711 – August 20, 1740) was the fifth bishop of the diocese of Quebec (1739–1740). He was trained in France and had a doctor of theology from ...
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Anthony Blake (bishop)
Anthony Blake (c.1704–1787) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise from 1756 to 1758 and Archbishop of Armagh from 1758 to 1787.Blake was the...
Giovanni Andrea Tria
Giovanni Andrea Tria (22 July 1676 – 16 January 1761), was an Italian bishop, diplomat and historian.
He was born in Laterza to Francesco Tria and Margherita Geminale. He completed his studies in ...
Scipione de' Ricci
Scipione de' Ricci (1741–1810) was an Italian Catholic prelate, who was bishop of Pistoia from 1780 to 1791. He was sympathetic to Jansenist ideas in theology.Scipione de' Ricci was born in Florenc...
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Cyril of Barcelona
Cyril Sieni (Cyril of Barcelona) (died after 1799) was a Spanish Capuchin and missionary bishop.
Sieni was born in Catalonia.In 1772 he was sent to New Orleans as vicar-general, by the Bishop of S...
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Annibale Albani
Annibale Albani (15 August 1682 – 21 September 1751) was an Italian Cardinal.Albani was born in Urbino, to Albanian parents. A cousin of Pope Clement XI, he became Cardinal Bishop of Sabina (1711). H...
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Kajetan Sołtyk
Kajetan Ignacy Sołtyk (12 November 1715 – 30 July 1788) was a Polish Catholic priest, bishop of Kiev from 1756, bishop of Cracow from 13 March 1759.
Son of Józef Sołtyk, castellan of Lublin and co...
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Miguel Lino de Ezpeleta
Miguel Lino de Ezpeleta (sometimes spelled as de Espeleta) (Manila, June 1701 – Cebu, July 1771) was a Spanish Criollo born in Manila who served as the Bishop of Cebu from 1757 until his death i...
François de Laval
Saint Francis-Xavier de Montmorency-Laval, M.E.P., commonly referred to as François de Laval (30 April 1623 – 6 May 1708), was the first Roman Catholic bishop of Quebec, appointed when he was 36 years...
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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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Cornelius Ó Caoimh
Cornelius O'Keeffe (Irish: Cornelius Ó Caoimh); c. 1670–4 May 1737) was an Irish Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Bishop of Limerick from 1720 to 1737.
O'Keeffe's family had been...
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...
Louis-Joseph de Montmorency-Laval
Louis-Joseph de Montmorency-Laval was a French cardinal of the Catholic Church and Bishop of Metz at the time of the French Revolution.
He was born 11 December 1724 in the Castle of Baillet in the...
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Toussaint de Forbin-Janson
Toussaint de Forbin-Janson also known simply as Cardinal de Janson (1 October 1631 - 24 March 1713) was a French Catholic Cardinal and Bishop of Beauvais.
As a boy, Janson joined the Knights of Ma...
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Francesco Acquaviva
Francesco Acquaviva (1665 at Naples – 1723) was an Italian Cardinal.His background was from the Acquaviva family, which included the Dukes of Atri. He filled various offices under Popes Innocent XI, A...
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Louis-Philippe Mariauchau d'Esgly
Louis-Philippe Mariauchau d’Esgly (24 April 1710 – 4 June 1788) was the eighth bishop of the diocese of Quebec. He was the son of Captain Francois Mariauchau d'Esgly (1670-1730), of the Dauphin's Regi...
Baltasar de Mendoza y Sandoval
Baltasar de Mendoza y Sandoval (1653-1727) was a Spanish bishop who headed the Spanish Inquisition from 1699 to 1704.
Baltasar de Mendoza y Sandoval was born in Madrid in 1653. In 1673, he became...
Anton Kryezezi
Anton Kryezezi (c. 1710 – 1765) was an Albanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Born in Lezhë, northern Albania around 1710 he joined the Franciscan orders and studied in the Urban College. ...
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Daniel O'Kearney
Daniel O'Kearney (died 1778) was an Irish prelate who served in the Roman Catholic Church as the Bishop of Limerick from 1759 to 1778.He was appointed the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Limer...
John Geddes (bishop)
John Geddes (1735–1799) was a Scottish Roman Catholic bishop who served as the Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of the Lowland District of Scotland from 1779 to 1797.Born at Mains of Corridoun, Enzie, Banffs...
Esprit Fléchier
Esprit Fléchier (June 10, 1632 – February 16, 1710) was a French preacher and author, Bishop of Nîmes from 1687 to 1710.
Fléchier was born at Pernes-les-Fontaines, in the département of Vaucluse, ...
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Henri-Marie Dubreil de Pontbriand
Henri-Marie Dubreil de Pontbriand (c. January 1708 – 8 June 1760), who became the sixth bishop of Roman Catholic diocese of Quebec, was from a titled family and grew up at the Pontbriand château, (dep...
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