The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

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Creation of 1021 (V)


(17) 1. PIETRO (?-ca. 1037)

Birth. (No date or place found). He is also listed as Petrus III,

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal bishop of Ostia before November 1021 (1). Consecrated (no information found). Subscribed papal bulls issued in November 1021, in favor of the monastery of S. Cucuphatis Octaviensis; and March 1022, in favor of the monastery of B. Vedasti at the request of its abbot, Leduino. Librarian of the Holy See. Subscribed a papal bull issued on December 17, 1026, in favor of the see of Silva Candida, during the synod celebrated in the church of S. Silvestro, infra palatium Lateranense. Attended the Roman Synods of April 6, 1027, and November 2, 1036.

Death. Ca. 1037, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cristofori, Francesco. Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Tipografia de Propaganda Fide, 1888, p. 2; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 131, no. 6; Gams, Pius Bonifatius. Series episcoporum Ecclesiae catholicae. 3 v. in 1. Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1957, p. IV; Moroni, Gaetano. Dizionario di erudizione storico-ecclesiastica da S. Pietro sino ai nostri giorni. 103 vols. in 53. Venezia : Tipografia Emiliana, 1840-1861, LIII, 34; 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, 513, 514, 516, 517 and 520.

(1) This is according to "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle", Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927, p. 131, no. 6; Cristofori, Cronotasi dei cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa, p. 2, says that he was created cardinal bishop of Ostia in 1036. Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae catholicae, p. IV, says that he was sedet in 1036, but that he subscribed, as Petrus Ostiensis, a privilege in favor of the see of Silva Candida, on December 17, 1026.

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(18) 2. ROBERTO (?-ca. 1029)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Clemente in 1021.

Death. Ca. 1029, (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. 131, no. 13.

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