Archinto, Filippo

Archinto, Filippo an Italian prelate, was born July 3, 1500. He was a member of the College of Judges at Milan. As councillor of the emperor Charles V, he participated in important negotiations. Milan often sent him as delegate to the emperor. He attained successively to higher positions, as that of governor of Rome, vice-chamberlain apostolic, and vicar of the pope, an honor accorded only to cardinals. He was also bishop of San Sepolcro and Salluzzo, and finally archbishop of Milan. Paul IV sent him to Venice as legate a latere. He died June 21, 1558. He wrote, among other works, Oratio de Nova Christiani Orbis Pace Habita (Rome, 1544):-De Fide et Sacramentis Libri II (Rome, 1545). These writings remain in MS., and are preserved in the family archives. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

 
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