Giovanni Battista Brescia

Giovanni Battista Brescia (died 1660) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Vicenza (1655–1660).[1]

Most Reverend

Giovanni Battista Brescia
Bishop of Vicenza
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Vicenza
In office1655–1660
PredecessorMarcantonio Bragadin
SuccessorGiuseppe Civran
Consecration4 July 1655
by Marcantonio Bragadin
Personal details
Vicenza, Italy

Biography edit

On 14 June 1655, Giovanni Battista Brescia was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Vicenza.[1][2] On 4 July 1655, he was consecrated bishop by Marcantonio Bragadin, Cardinal-Priest of San Marco, with Pier Luigi Carafa (bishop), Bishop of Tricarico, and Girolamo Farnese, Titular Archbishop of Patrae, serving as co-consecrators.[2] He served as Bishop of Vicenza until his death in 1660.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 368. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Cheney, David M. "Bishop Giovanni Battista Brescia". Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Marcantonio Bragadin
Bishop of Vicenza
Succeeded by