Ordonho Alvares

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Ordonho Alvares[1] (ca. 1230 – 1285) was a Spanish Cardinal[2] of the Papal Curia.[3]

He was secular abbot of Husillos in 1274[4] and later became archbishop of Braga (1275–1278).[5] As Cardinal he was bishop of Frascati and Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals.


  • Margarita Torres Sevilla and Peter A. Linehan, A misattributed tomb and its implications: cardinal Ordoño Álvarez and his friends and relations, Rivista di Storia della Chiesa in Italia, Anno LVII nº-1 (2003), pp. 53–63.


  1. ^ Ordoño Álvarez, Ordonio Alurz, Ordonius, Ordhon, Oddon, Ordeone, Ordeano.
  2. ^ From 1278
  3. ^ The Spanish Church and the Papacy in the Thirteenth Century
  4. ^ Chapter 12: The Spanish Church and the Papacy in the 13th Century
  5. ^ [1], [2]