Ancient Diocese of Rieux

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The former French Catholic diocese of Rieux existed from 1317 until the French Revolution. It was based at Rieux-Volvestre, south-west France, in the modern department of Haute-Garonne.

It was erected by Pope John XXII, as suffragan to the archiepiscopal See of Toulouse.[1]

Bishops[edit]

  • Pelfort de Rabastens (1317-1320) (Cardinal from 1320)
  • Bertrand de Cardaillac (1321-1324)
  • Jean I Tissandier (1324-1348)
  • Durand de la Capelle (1348-1353)
  • Jean-Roger or Jean II. (1353-1357)
  • Pierre de Saint-Martial (1357-1371) (Cardinal)
  • Jean III de Lanta (1371-1383)
  • Jean IV (1383-1393)
  • Thomas (1393-1404)
  • Pierre Trousseau (1405-1416)
  • Gaucelme du Bousquet (1416-1426)
  • Hugues de Roffignac (1426-1460)
  • Pierre Bonald (1460-1462)
  • Geoffroy de Bazillac (1462-1480)
  • Pierre d'Abzac de la Douze (1480-1487)
  • Hugues d'Espagne (1487-1500)
  • Bertrand d'Espagne (1500-1509)
  • Louis de Valtan (1509-1517)
  • Gaspart de Montpezat (1518-1521)
  • Jean de Pins (1522-1537)
  • Vacant (1537-1568)
  • François du Bourg (1568-1575)
  • Jean-Baptiste du Bourg (1575-1602)
  • Jean de Bertier (1602-1620)
  • Jean-Louis de Bertier (1620-1662)
  • Antoine-François de Bertier (1662-1705)
  • Pierre de Charrité de Ruthie (1706-1718)
  • Alexandre de Johanne de Saumery (1720-1747)
  • Jean-Marie de Catellan (1748-1771)
  • Pierre-Joseph de Lastic Lescure (1771-1801)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia: Pamiers

Coordinates: 43°15′30″N 1°12′12″E / 43.2583°N 1.2033°E / 43.2583; 1.2033