Jofré Llançol i Escrivà

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Jofré Llançol i Escrivà, (b. c. 1390 - d. c. 1436 or 1437), also known as[1] Jofré de Borja y Escrivà and Jofré de Borja y Doms, was a Spanish noble from Xàtiva, Kingdom of Valencia in the town of Borja, Zaragoza. He was related by marriage to the prestigious House of Borja family. He was the uncle of the cardinal Luis Juan del Milà and father of Pope Alexander VI.

Biography[edit]

Jofré Llançol i Escrivà was born in Játiva, Comunidad Valenciana around 1390. He was head of the branch of the House of Borja that resided on Ventres Street in Játiva or Xàtiva. He was the son of Rodrigo Gil de Borja y Fennolet, who held the title of Jurado del Estamento Militar de Játiva in 1395, 1406 and 1407, and his wife Sibilia de Escrivà y Pròixita. Jofré died in either 1436 or 1437 in Valencia.[2]

Marriage and Descendants[edit]

Jofré Llançol i Escrivà married Isabel de Borja y Cavanilles, who was actually his distant cousin, from Valencia. She was the daughter of Domingo de Borja and his wife Francina Llançol one of four children the couple had which also included Alfonso de Borja y Cavanilles who would later go on to become pope Pope Callixtus III and two sisters named Francisca and Catalina. The couple gave birth to 5 children including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jofré Llançol y Escrivà (c.1390 - c.1436)". Geni (in Spanish). Geni. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jofré Llançol y Escrivà (c.1390 - c.1436)". Geni (in Spanish). Geni. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 

Bibliography[edit]

Florida International University (1998). "The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church". Salvador Miranda. Retrieved April 9, 2012.