Lorenzo Roverella

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Most Reverend

Lorenzo Roverella
Bishop of Ferrara
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Ferrara
In office1460–1474
PredecessorFrancesco de Lignamine
SuccessorBartolomeo della Rovere
Personal details
Died1474

Lorenzo Roverella (died 1474) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Ferrara (1460–1474).[1]

Biography[edit]

On 26 March 1460, Lorenzo Roverella was appointed during the papacy of Pope Pius II as Bishop of Ferrara.[1][2] He served as Bishop of Ferrara until his death in 1474.[1][2]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Giovanni Stefano Botticelli, Bishop of Cremona.[2]

Rovarella was a referendary in the Roman Curia when Pope Paul II named him to proclaim an indulgence for the crusade against the Hussite king of Bohemia, George Podiebrad in 1468.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 153. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Cheney, David M. "Bishop Lorenzo Roverella". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help) [self-published]
  3. ^ Documents on the Papal Plenary Indulgences 1300-1517 Preached in the Regnum Teutonicum, ed. Stuart Jenks, Leiden, Brill, 2018), 188-202.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Francesco de Lignamine
Bishop of Ferrara
1460–1474
Succeeded by
Bartolomeo della Rovere