de Bourbon, Charles II b. 1434 d. September 13, 1488 French Nobility. Cardinal and Duke of Bourbon and Auvergne. Also known as Charles I Cardinal de Bourbon. As he had two older brothers that secured the line of succession he became a cleric. In 1444 he was elected Archbishop of Lyon and was confirmed in this post by the pope two years later. He was ordained as a priest in 1466. From 1465 to 1475 he was papal legate in Avignon and was created cardinal in 1476. He became bishop of Clermont and Governor of Paris and the Ile-de-France in 1475 and...[Read More] (Bio by: Lutetia) Cathédrale Saint-Jean, Lyon, Departement du Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France
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.