The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Pope Sergius IV (1009-1012)
Creation of 1012 (II)


(3) 1. BENEDETTO (end of 10th century-ca. 1024)

Birth. At the end of the 10th century, (no place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal bishop of Silva Candida or Santa Rufina in 1012. Consecrated (no information found). Librarian of the Holy Roman Church. Subscribed papal bulls issued on April 24, 1013, granting the church of S. Mariae Formellensem to the monastery of Frafa; and on the following July 13, in favor of Abbot Widon of the monastery of S. Mariae Pomposiani. He may be the one who subscribed, as episcopi, apostolicae sedis legatus, a papal bull issued on April 8, 1016, in favor of Poppone, archbishop of Trier. Pelegrini, archbishop of Cologne, replaced him in the post of librarian in February 1024.

Death. Died (or resigned) ca. 1024, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 11; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 1; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 506, 507 and 509.

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(4) 2. STEFANO (?-before 1033)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Cecilia before 1012 (1). Attended the Lateran Synod of January 3, 1015. Subscribed a decree issued on December 17, 1026, during the Roman Synod celebrated in the church of S. Silvestro, infra palatium Lateranense, in favor of the see of Silva Candida.

Death. Before 1033, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 66; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 3; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 508 and 516.

(1) "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 133, no. 9, says that he should not be confused with his successor in the title of S. Cecilia, Cardinal Stefano (1033).

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(5) 3. GIOVANNI (?-before 1033)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme in 1012. He is the first one to occupy this title, which replaced that of S. Nicomede in Via Nomentana (1).

Death. Before 1033, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 81; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 4.

(1) This is according to "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle", Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927, p. 130, no. 4. Cristofori, Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa, p. 192, indicates that the title of S. Nicomede in Via Nomentana was suppressed c. 600 by Pope Gregory I.

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(6) 4. GIOVANNI (?-before 1033)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Susanna before 1012. Attended the Lateran Synod of January 3, 1015.

Death. Before 1033, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 135; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 5; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 508.

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(7) 5. PIETRO (?-ca. 1027)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Lorenzo in Damaso before 1012. Attended the Lateran Synod of January 3, 1015. Subscribed a decree issued on December 17, 1026, during the Roman Synod celebrated in the church of S. Silvestro, infra palatium Lateranense, in favor of the see of Silva Candida.

Death. Ca. 1027, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 139; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 6; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 508 and 516.

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(8) 6. PIETRO (?-before 1033)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Marco before 1012. Attended the Lateran Synod of January 3, 1015. Subscribed a decree issued on December 17, 1026, during the Roman Synod celebrated in the church of S. Silvestro, infra palatium Lateranense, in favor of the see of Silva Candida.

Death. Before 1033, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 114; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 7; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 508 and 516.

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(9) 7. SEBASTIANO (?-ca. 1021)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Clemente in 1012. Attended the Lateran Synod of January 3, 1015.

Death. Ca. 1021, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 84; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 8; Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab conditio Ecclesia. Ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1956. 2 v. Reprint. Originally published : Lipsiae : Veit et comp., 1885-1888. Original t.p. included : Regesta pontificum Romanorum ab condita ecclesia : ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII. Editionem secundam correctam et auctam edidit Philippus Jaffè ; auspiciis Gulielmi Wattenbach; curaverunt S. Loewenfeld, F. Kaltenbrunner, P. Ewald, I, 508.

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(10) 9. VERNERIO, O.S.B. (?-?)

Birth. (No date or place found). He is also listed as Vernerius, Verrerius and Verrerio.

Education. Entered the Order of Saint Benedict (Bnedictines).

Priesthood. Ordained (no further information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest in 1012; his title is not known.

Death. (No date or place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 265; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 130, no. 10.

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