Fortanerius Vassalli (died October 1361) was an Italian Franciscan, who became Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, and a cardinal a few weeks before he died. He died on the way to Avignon.
He held a wide variety of ecclesiastical posts. He was Patriarch of Grado. He attacked the Manfredi of Faenza. He was Archbishop of Ravenna (1348 in one source, stepping down as minister general, but in other sources 1342-7) and Patriarch of Venice. He was also appointed Archdeacon of London late in 1361, and Prebendary of St. Paul's.
- Said though to be from Aquitaine, and named Fortanier Vassal.PDF p.131.
- The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Consistories of the 14th Century
- While he is said to have been bishop of Marseilles, this is not verified by lists of holders.
- : Fortuniero Vaselli (1342-1347) made a crusade against the Ordelaffi of Forli and the Manfredi of Faenza, and concluded a peace between Venice and Genoa.
- History of the Franciscan Movement (5)
- Archdeacons - London | British History Online
- Prebendaries - Chamberlainwood | British History Online
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|Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor