Andrea monk OF VALLOMBROSA, and priest of San Fedele di Strami, in the diocese of Arezzo, was at Parma in 1061; then at Cadolo, and simoniacal bishop of this see; and was elected pope in opposition to Alexander II. Andrea'was strongly opposed in this election, and was banished by the clergy. He died in 1106. He wrote, Sancti Arialdi Vita (inserted in Puricelli's De Sanctis Martyribus, etc. [Milan, 1657]): — Epistole ad Lyrum, Presbyterum
Mediolanensem: — Vita Sancti Johannis Gualberti (in vol. 3 of the Acta Sanct.). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.