Charles de Croÿ
|Charles de Croÿ|
|Bishop of Tournai|
|Died||11 December 1564 (aged 57–58)|
Charles was born in 1506 as a member of the House of Croÿ. He was a nephew of William de Croÿ, Lord of Chièvres (1458-1521) and a brother of William de Croÿ, Archbishop of Toledo (1498-1521). He matriculated at the University of Louvain in 1523. Among Charles' teachers were Adrianus Barlandus, Jacobus Latomus, and Johannes Driedo.
He was Abbot of Affligem Abbey between 1521-1564.
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