Cappochi (Lat Capocienus), Niccolo
Cappochi (Lat. Capocienus), Niccolo, an Italian prelate, completed his studies at Perugia, and was very able in canonical law. He went to Avignon, where pope Clement VI appointed him cardinal in 1350. In 1356 he was sent to France with cardinal Talleyrand de Perigord, to effect a reconciliation between king John of France and Edward III of England, but was unsuccessful. Cappochi was again at Avignon at the consecration of Urban V, in 1362. and followed that pope to Rome. About this time he founded a college at Perugia, a monastery at Monte Murcino for tile congregation of the Olivetans, and some other institutions. He died at Montefiascone, July 26, 1368. See Hoefer, Nouv,. Biog. Generale, s.v.