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Madruzzo, Christopher
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(Jul 5, 1512, Madruzzo near Cavedine – Jul 5, 1578, Tivoli) studied at Padua and Bologna, and after assuming several canonries (Trent, Augsburg, Salzburg, Brixen) was from 1539 bishop of Trent. In 1542, the year of his consecration and appointment as cardinal, he also assumed the administration of Brixen; he repeatedly sought other archbishoprics farther north in the empire. Madrutsch, a vassal of the emperor and close friend of the pope, tried, as a theologian tending towards ref…

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Schneider, Bernd Christian, “Madruzzo, Christopher”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13351>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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