Capisucchi, Giovanni Antonio
Capisucchi, Giovanni Antonio, an Italian prelate, was born in Rome Oct. 21,1515. Pope Paul III appointed him canon of the Vatican and auditor of the Rota. In 1555-Paul IV made him cardinal, and afterwards inquisitor and bishop of Lodi. Under Pius V Capisucchi became prefect of the papal palace, governor of Gualdo, and apostolic legate. He died at Rome, Jan. 27, 1569, leaving Constitutions, which he prepared for a synod held at Lodi. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.