The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Pope Clement III (1187-1191)
Consistory of May 1189 (II)
Celebrated in Rome


(12) 1. GIOVANNI (?-1210/1211)

Birth. (No date found), Lombardy.

Education. (No information found).

Episcopate. Elected bishop of Viterbo e Toscanella in 1188; resigned the see in 1199. Consecrated (no information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of S. Clemente in the consistory of May 1189. Subscribed papal bulls issued between June 6, 1189 and February 17, 1191; May 9, 1191 and May 4, 1197; and March 13, 1198 and April 5, 1199. Participated in the papal election of 1191, in which Pope Celestine III was elected. He attended the canonization of Giovanni Gualberto on October 1, 1193. Erected the cathedral of S. Lorenzo in Viterbo in 1192. Participated in the papal election of 1198, in which Pope Innocent III was elected. On December 1, 1198, he received the pope, who went to Viterbo to consecrate the church of S. Marco. Opted for the order of cardinal bishops and the suburbicarian see of Albano in 1199. Subscribed papal bulls issued between April 5, 1199 and August 11, 1210.

Death. At the end of 1210 or the beginning of 1211, Rome. Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 2, 165-166; Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, I, col. 1143-1144; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1928. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 155; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recientoris Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, p. 3, note 1, no. 7; Kartusch, Elfriede. Das Kardinalskollegium in der Zeit von 1181-1227 ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Kardinalates im Mittelalter. Dissertation: Thesis (doctoral)--Universität Wien, 1948, p. 229-231; Maleczek, Werner. Papst und Kardinalskolleg von 1191 bis 1216 : die Kardinäle unter Coelestin III. und Innocenz III. Wien : Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1984. (Publikationen des Historischen Instituts beim Österreichischen Kulturinstitut in Rom. I. Abteilung, Abhandlungen ; 6. Bd.; Variation: Publikationen des Österreichischen Kulturinstitut in Rom.; 1. Abteilung ; Abhandlungen ; 6. Bd), p. 94-95.

Link. Biography, in Italian.

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(13) 2 ALESSANDRO (?-1190)

Birth. (No dater place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal priest of Ss. Silvestro e Martino ai Monti in the consistory of May 1189.

Death. 1190, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 2, 176; Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, I, col. 1150; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1928. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 155.

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(14) 3. GIOVANNI (?-1190)

Birth. (No date or place found).

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created cardinal deacon of Ss. Sergio e Bacco in the consistory of May 1189. He subscribed a papal bull issued on December 15, 1188 in favor of Milone, abbot of the monastery of S. Pietro di Massa di Montenerone.

Death. Before September 1190, (no place found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Cardella, Lorenzo. Memorie storiche de' cardinali della Santa Romana Chiesa. Rome : Stamperia Pagliarini, 1792, I, pt. 2, 176; Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, I, col. 1150; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIIè siècle". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1928. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1928, p. 155.

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