Prince-Bishopric of Liège
The Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, situated for the most part in present Belgium, which was ruled by the Bishop of Liège as a prince within the Em...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Liège
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Liège (Latin: Dioecesis Leodiensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Belgium. The diocese was erected in the 4th century, and has a long...
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Liège Wars
The Wars of Liège were a series of three rebellions by the Prince-Bishopric of Liège, in the town of Liège in modern-day Belgium, against the expanding Duchy of Burgundy between 1465 and 1468. On each...
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Wazo of Liège
Wazo of Liège (c. 985 – 1048) was bishop of Liège from 1041 to 1048, and a significant educator and theologian. His life was chronicled by his contemporary Anselm of Liège.During this period Liège bec...
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Wolbodo
Saint Wolbodo (c. 950 – 20 April 1021) was the bishop of Liège from 1018 to 1021.St. Wolbodo's day is celebrated on 21 April.
Wolbodo probably descended from a Flemish noble family. He was e...
Ernest of Bavaria
Ernest of Bavaria (German: Ernst von Bayern) (17 December 1554 – 17 February 1612) was Prince-elector-archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne from 1583 to 1612 as successor of the expelled Gebh...
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Ferdinand of Bavaria (bishop)
Ferdinand of Bavaria (German: Ferdinand von Bayern) (6 October 1577 – 13 September 1650) was Prince-elector archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne (Holy Roman Empire) from 1612 to 1650 as succ...
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Notker of Liège
Notker (or Notger) of Liège (940 – 10 April 1008) was a Benedictine monk, bishop (972–1008) and first prince-bishop (980–1008) of the Bishopric of Liège (now in Belgium).Notger was born about 940 and ...
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Floribert of Liège
Floribert of Liège (died 746) was a bishop of Liège, and a saint of the Catholic Church, celebrated on 27 April. He was the son of the French-born Hubert of Liège, also a saint, and succeeded on his d...
Charles-Nicolas d'Oultremont
Charles-Nicolas-Alexandre d'Oultremont (26 June 1716 – 22 October 1771) was prince-bishop of Liège from 20 April 1763 to his death in 1771. He was the eighth child of Jean-François-Paul-Emile, Count o...
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Alexander of Jülich
Alexander I (called "of Jülich"; French: Alexandre de Juliers, Dutch: Alexander van Gulik) was the prince-bishop of Liège from 1128 to 1134.As bishop, he received Pope Innocent II, Emperor Lot...
Rudolf of Zähringen
Rudolf of Zähringen (also Rudolph, Ralph or Raoul) (c. 1135 – 5 August 1191) was the archbishop of Mainz from 1160 to 1161 and prince-bishop of Liège. He was the son of Conrad I of Zähringen and Cleme...
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William of Savoy
William of Savoy (died 1239 in Viterbo) was a bishop from the House of Savoy. He was a son of Thomas, Count of Savoy and Margaret of Geneva. He was elected bishop of Valence in 1224. He negotiated t...
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Henri de Verdun
Henri de Verdun was bishop of Liège from 1075 to 1091. He owed his election to the influence of his relative Godefroid le Bossu, duke of Lower Lorraine, with the Emperor Henry IVHe took part in the Sy...
John Theodore of Bavaria
Johann Theodor of Bavaria (3 September 1703 – 27 January 1763), a son of Elector Maximilian II Emanuel of Bavaria and Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, and a grandson of King John III Sobieski of Pola...
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Robert of Thourotte
Robert of Thourotte (died 1246) was Bishop of Langres 1232–1240, and Bishop of Liège 1240–1246.He instituted the feast of Corpus Christi, which he ordered to be celebrated first in 1246. This was at t...
George of Austria
George of Austria (Gent, 1505 – Liège, May 4, 1557), was Prince-bishop of Liège between 1544 and 1557. He was an illegitimate son of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and Margaretha of Edelsheim...
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Arnold II van Hoorn
Arnold (or Arnoud) II van Horn (1339–1389) was the son of William V van Horn and Elisabeth of Cleves. He was canon, provost, Bishop of Utrecht from 1371 to 1378, and Bishop of Liège from 1378 to 1389....
François Antoine Marie Constantin de Méan et de Beaurieux
François Antoine Marie Constantin de Méan et de Beaurieux (Saive, 6 July 1756 – 15 January 1831), was Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium. On 17 September 1785, at the age of 29, he was ordained as a prie...
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Stephen of Liège
Stephen of Liège (Étienne de Liège) (c. 850 – 920) was bishop of Liège from 901 to 920. He was a hagiographer and composer of church music.He was an abbot of Lobbes and canon of Metz Cathedral. His In...
Engelbert III of the Marck, Archbishop of Cologne
Engelbert III von der Mark (English: Engelbert III of the Mark) (1304 – 25 August 1368) was the Archbishop-Elector of Cologne from 1364 until 1368 and the Prince-Bishop of Liège (as Engelbert) f...
List of bishops and prince-bishops of Liège
This is a list of the bishops and prince-bishops of Liège. It includes the bishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Liège and its predecessor see of Tongeren and Maastricht. From 972 to 1795, the bish...
Good Cities (Prince-Bishopric of Liège)
The Good Cities (French: Bonnes Villes) were the most important cities of the Prince-Bishopric of Liège (980-1795). If considered a Good City, the city was allowed to build a city wall; partake in the...
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Érard de La Marck
Érard de la Marck (31 May 1472, in Sedan, Ardennes - 18 March 1538) was prince-bishop of Liège from 1506 till 1538. He was the third son of Robert I de la Marck, lord of Sedan and Bouillon.He was also...
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Hugues de Pierrepont
Hugh de Pierrepont (died 1229) was bishop of Liège from 1200 to 1229. He was French in origin, from the diocese of Laon; he was son of Hugues de Wasnad. He was supported after his election by Baldwin ...
Albero I of Louvain
Albero I of Louvain (1070 – 1 January 1128) was the 57th Prince-Bishop of Liège from 1123 until his death.Albero was the third son of Henry II, Count of Leuven and Adela of Tweisterbant.After th...
Joseph Clemens of Bavaria
Joseph Clemens of Bavaria (German: Joseph Clemens von Bayern) (5 December 1671 – 12 November 1723) was a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria and Archbishop-Elector of Cologne from 1688 to...
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John Louis of Elderen
John Louis of Elderen (Fr.: Jean Louis d’Elderen) (29 September 1620 – 1 February 1694) was bishop of Liège during the opening years of the War of the Grand Alliance. He was born in Tongeren.
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Adolf II of Waldeck
Adolf II van Waldeck (ca. 1250 – 13 December 1302) was count of Waldeck from 1270 to 1276 and prince bishop of Liège from 1301 to 1302.
Adolf was a son of count Henry III and of Mechthild of Cuyk-...