Ludovico de Torres (archbishop)

Ludovico de Torres (4 November 1533 – 31 December 1583) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Monreale (1573–1583).[1][2][3]

Most Reverend

Ludovico de Torres
ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseArchdiocese of Monreale
In office1573–1583
PredecessorAlessandro Farnese
SuccessorLudovico de Torres
Consecration31 Dec 1573
by Marcantonio Maffei
Personal details
Born4 Nov 1533
Málaga, Spain
Died31 Dec 1583 (age 50)
Monreale, Italy


Ludovico de Torres was born in Málaga, Spain.[1] On 9 December 1573, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII as Archbishop of Monreale.[1] On 31 December 1573, he was consecrated bishop by Marcantonio Maffei, Cardinal-Priest of San Callisto, with Prospero Rebiba, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople, and Giacomo Lomellino del Canto, Archbishop of Palermo, serving as co-consecrators.[1] He served as Archbishop of Monreale until his death on 31 December 1583.[1] He was succeeded by his nephew of the same name.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Archbishop Ludovico de Torres (I)" David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Monreale" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  3. ^ "Archdiocese of Monreale" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  4. ^ Miranda, Salvador. "The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church: TORRES, iuniore, Ludovico de (1552-1609)". The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Archbishop of Monreale
Succeeded by