Henri de Gondi (cardinal)

Henri de Gondi (1572 – 13 August 1622) was a French bishop and cardinal of the Gondi family. He was the son of Albert de Gondi, duc de Retz[2] and Claude Catherine de Clermont-Tonnerre. He succeeded his uncle Pierre de Gondi as bishop of Paris in 1598 and was succeeded on his death by his younger brother Jean-François de Gondi. He was made a cardinal in 1618.[3]

Henri de Gondi
Cardinal de Retz,[1]
Bishop of Paris
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Henri de Gondi
Orders
Consecration1598
Personal details
Born1572 (1572)
DiedAugust 13, 1622(1622-08-13) (aged 49–50)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bailey, Donald (2004). La vie de Michel de Marillac. p. 206. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  2. ^ Pare, Ambroise (1983). On Monsters and Marvels. p. 204. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  3. ^ Milstein, Joanna (2016). The Gondi: Family Strategy and Survival in Early Modern France. p. 137. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Paris
1598–1622
Succeeded by
Jean-François de Gondi
(as Archbishop of Paris)