Luxembourg, Pierre De

Luxembourg, Pierre de a French prelate, was born at the castle of Ligny-sur-Ornain, July 20, 1369. He began to study theology at Paris in 1377. While still a child, he was made canon of Paris in 1379, and of Cambray in 1382. At the age.of fourteen he was provided with the bishopric of Metz by Clement VII. At sixteen the same pontiff appointed him cardinal. deacon at Avignon. He died July 2, 1387, and was buried at the cemetery of St. Michael, at Avignon. There are a few books which have been erroneously attributed to him, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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