Briccio, Paolo an Italian prelate and historian, entered the order of the Recollets, was theologian of the duchess of Savoy, and had charge of a Spanish negotiation. He obtained the bishopric of Alba in l142, and died in November 1665. He published, Seraphica, Subalpince D. Thomae Provinciae Monumenta Regio Subalpinorum Principi Sacra (Turin, 1647): — De Progressi della Chiesa Occidentale per Sedici Secoli (Carmagnole, 1648,1650; Turin, 1652). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.