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Castellesi [da Castello, da Corneto], Adrianolocked

(c. 1461–1521)
  • T. F. Mayer

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Castellesi [da Castello, da Corneto], Adriano (c. 1461–1521), cardinal and English agent in Rome, was born in Corneto (now Tarquinia) to 'a modest and almost servile family' (Paschini, 88). Castellesi began a career in the papal bureaucracy, and in 1488 was sent by ...

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