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Cardinal Charles de Guise de Lorraine

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Cardinal Charles de Guise de Lorraine

Birth
Joinville, Departement de la Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death
25 Dec 1574 (aged 50)
Avignon, Departement du Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Burial
Reims, Departement de la Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Memorial ID
99672887 View Source

Nobility, clergy, Duc de Chevreuse and Cardinal, second eldest son of Claude de Lorraine and Antoinette de Bourbon. He crowned Henri II, Francois II and Charles IX.Charles de Lorraine, Duke of Chevreuse, was a French Cardinal, a member of the powerful House of Guise. He was known at first as the Cardinal of Guise, and then as the second Cardinal of Lorraine, after the death of his uncle, John, Cardinal of Lorraine (1550). He was the protector of Rabelais and Ronsard and founded Reims University. He is sometimes known as the Cardinal de Lorraine.

Nobility, clergy, Duc de Chevreuse and Cardinal, second eldest son of Claude de Lorraine and Antoinette de Bourbon. He crowned Henri II, Francois II and Charles IX.Charles de Lorraine, Duke of Chevreuse, was a French Cardinal, a member of the powerful House of Guise. He was known at first as the Cardinal of Guise, and then as the second Cardinal of Lorraine, after the death of his uncle, John, Cardinal of Lorraine (1550). He was the protector of Rabelais and Ronsard and founded Reims University. He is sometimes known as the Cardinal de Lorraine.


Inscription

D. O. M. CAROLVS. S. R. E. PRESBYTER. CARDINALIS. DE. LOTHARINGIA. ARCHIEPISCOPVS. DVX. RHEMENSIS. PRIMVS. PAR. FRANCIÆ. SANCTÆ.. SEDIS. APOSTOLICÆ. LEGATVS. NATVS. DE. MORTE. ET. RESVRRECTIONE. COGITANS. SIBI. VIVENS. POSVIT. ANN. MDLXXIII. PONTIFICATVS. SVI. ANNO. XXXV. VIXIT. ANNOS. XLIX. MENSES. X. DIES. VIII. HORAS. IV. OBIIT. ANNO. DOMINI. MDLXXIV. SEPTIMO. KALENDAS. IANVARI. REQUIESCAT. IN PACE. AMEN. EGO. CREDIDI. QVIA. TV. ES. CHRISTVS. FILIVS. DEI. VIVI. QVI. IN HVNC. MVNDVM. VINISTI.


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  • Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 27 Oct 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 99672887
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/99672887/charles-de_guise_de_lorraine: accessed ), memorial page for Cardinal Charles de Guise de Lorraine (17 Feb 1524–25 Dec 1574), Find a Grave Memorial ID 99672887, citing Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Reims, Departement de la Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France; Maintained by Lutetia (contributor 46580078).