Capranica addressed to the new pope, Eugenius IV, a solemn protestation, but, instead of obtaining justice, he was even deprived of his titles and revenue. He then addressed the Council of Basle, which restored to him his position. In 1445, being appointed to the government of Perugia, he established order and security there. Nicholas V became his friend; and for his services to Alphonsco V, king of Aragon, he was made grand penitentiary. He died Sept. 1, 1458, leaving, Italica Constituenda, ad Alfonsum Regem, in the
Hispania Illustrata of Andrew Schott, vol. i: —De Ratione Pontificatus Maximi Administrandi: — De Contemptu Mundi (Florence, 1477; translated into Italian, ibid. eod., and Venice, 1478; also several other editions, in various languages of Europe). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.