The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Pope John XIX (1024-1032)
Creation of 1032 (V)


(12) 1. GIOVANNI (?-1046)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal bishop of Porto in 1032 (or 1033). Consecrated (no information found). Subscribed papal bulls issued in November 1036, and in 1044.

Death. 1046, (no place found). Buried (no information found). According to Cardinal Pietro Damiano, O.S.B.Cam., in his "Vita S. Odilonis", Cardinal Pietro had seen, before his death, the soul of Pope Benedict IX in the flames of Purgatory.

Bibliography. "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1927. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 132, no. 4; 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, 520, 521 and 522.

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