Marquard Sebastian von Schenk von Stauffenberg

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Marquard Sebastian Schenk von Stauffenberg

Marquard Sebastian Schenk von Stauffenberg (1644–1693) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1683 to 1693.

Biography[edit]

Marquard Sebastian Schenk von Stauffenberg was born in Eichstätt on May 14, 1644.[1]

He became a canon of Bamberg Cathedral, Würzburg Cathedral, and Augsburg Cathedral.[2] On June 10, 1683, he was elected Prince-Bishop of Bamberg.[1] Pope Innocent XI confirmed his appointment on September 2, 1686.[1] He was ordained as a priest and consecrated as a bishop by Stephan Weinberger, auxiliary bishop of Augsburg, on April 6, 1687.[1]

He received Schloss Greifenstein and rebuilt it in Baroque style, 1691–93, employing the Bavarian architect Leonhard Dientzenhofer.

He died on October 9, 1693.[1]

References[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Peter Philipp von Dernbach
Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
1683–1693
Succeeded by
Lothar Franz von Schönborn