Balduini (Rithovius), MARTIN, first bishop of Ypres, was born at Kampen, in Brabant. In 1562 he attended the Council of Trent; and in 1570 presided in a snodd held at Mechlin. in the absence of cardinal Granvelle. In 1577 he held a synod at Ypres, and published the constitutions agreed on. His death occurred at St. Omer, 1583. He left a Commentary on the Master of the Sentences, and a work entitled Manuale Pastorum.