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Pierre de Gondi, 1533-1616. Cardinal, Bishop of Paris

Born in Lyon, he was a brother of Albert de Gondi (two of whose sons, Henri and Jean-François, succeeded Pierre as bishop of Paris) and a protégé of Catherine de Médicis. In turn, he became bishop of Langres (1565), bishop of Paris (1570), chancellor and grand almoner to Elisabeth of Austria, wife of Charles IX of France.
Artist: Claude Duflos
Size 14 x 21 cms
Price £28.00