Johann Philipp von Greifenclau zu Vollraths
Johann Philipp von Greifenclau zu Vollraths (also spelled Greiffenklau and Vollrads) (1652–1719) was the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg from 1699 to 1719.
Johann Philipp von Greifenclau zu Vollraths was born in Amorbach on February 13, 1652, the son of Georg Philipp Freiherr von Greiffenclau-Vollrads, Amtmann of the Archbishopric of Mainz, and his wife Rosina von Oberstein.
He became a canon (Domizellar) of Würzburg Cathedral in 1666. In 1676, he received the minor orders and then became a subdeacon. He became a member of the cathedral chapter of Würzburg Cathedral, at which point he became the cathedral's cantor. He was ordained as a priest on April 13, 1687. He became dean of Mainz Cathedral in 1695.
On February 9, 1699, the cathedral chapter of Würzburg Cathedral elected him to be the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg, with Pope Innocent XII confirming his appointment on June 1, 1699. He was subsequently consecrated as a bishop by Stephan Weinberger, auxiliary bishop of Würzburg, on July 5, 1699.
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