Archinto, Giuseppe an Italian prelate, cardinal and archbishop of Milan, and author of various works, was born .in 1651. He first studied law at Pavia, then entered upon an ecclesiastical career. Vice-legate of Innocent XI at Bologna for six years, he obtained the title of apostolic nuncio in that place. The successors of Innocent sent Archinto, in the same quality, to Venice and Spain. Clement XI charged him particularly to go :and celebrate. at Nice, the marriage of Philip V, king of Spain, with the princess of Savoy. A medal was 'stamped in honor of this cardinal with the following legend: Joseph. S.. R, E. Card. Archiitus Arch. Med., bearing these words of Isa 12:3, graven on the back: Hauriefis in Gaudio. He wrote, Celumn ex Terra, Oratio de Spiritus Sancti Adventu, habita Anno' 1670 (Rome, 1670) :-Relatio Legationis a Latere, qua Philippunm V, Hispaniarum et Indiarum Regem, cum Sabaudiae Ducis' Filia' Matrimonio junxit :-Epistolk Plures curs esset ῥNuntius Apostolicus: — Acta Visitationis Oppidi Abbiati- Crassi, per Danielem Parrum, Cancellarium Archiepiscopalensem, collecta. These last three works have not been published. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.