Du Plessis De Richelieu, Cardinal. Alphonse-Louis b. 1582 d. March 24, 1653 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The elder brother of the famous statesman, Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis Richelieu, Alphonse-Louis was born in Paris to the nobles François du Plessis de Richelieu and his wife Suzanne de la Porte de Vezins. Declining an offer for the bishopric of Luçon in 1602, he joined the Carthusian monks later that year. His brother Armand-Jean took his place as bishop of Luçon. Prior of the Carthusian monastery of Bompas, his brother the Cardinal arranged for his promotion to...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Hôpital de la Charité, Lyon, Departement du Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France Plot: Chapelle de l'Hôpital.