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date: 22 September 2019

Gigli, Giovannilocked

(1434–1498)
  • J. B. Trapp

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Gigli, Giovanni (1434–1498), papal official, diplomat, and bishop of Worcester, was born at Bruges, the son of Carlo Gigli, a member of the Lucchese merchant community there, and his wife, Camilla Cagnoli. His father had had links with England since 1451, and was resident in ...

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