The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
Pope John XV (985-996)
996 (V)


(20) 1. ALDEMARO (?-?)

Birth. (No date or place found). Of the counts of Tusculum. Son of Gregorio. His name is also listed as Adimaro, Aldémar and Aldemarius.

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Presbyter cardinalis of an unknown title or deacon cardinalis of the Holy Roman Church in 996 (1).

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

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificum Romanorum : et S.R.E. Cardinalium ab initio nascentis Ecclesiae usque ad Clementem IX P. O. M. Alphonsi Ciaconii Ord. Praed. & aliorum opera descriptæ : cum uberrimis notis. Ab Augustino Oldoino, Soc. Jesu recognitae, et ad quatuor tomos ingenti ubique rerum accessione productae. Additis Pontificum recentiorum imaginibus, & Cardinalium insignibus, plurimisque aeneis figuris, cum indicibus locupletissimis. Romæ : P. et A. De Rubeis, 1677, I, col. 744, no. 1; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux des 10 premiers siècles". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1926. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1927, p. 160, no. 19.

(1) Chacón, Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificum Romanorum : et S.R.E. Cardinalium, I, col. 744, no. 1, erroneously indicates that he became Pope Benedict VIII.


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