Rainaldi, Francesco an Italian Jesuit, was born at Matelica, in the Ancona marshes, in 1600. At twenty-two he entered the Order of the Jesuits, and passed his life at Rome in the house of the Society of Jesus. He died in 1677. We mention of his writings, Lumen Ilonzinis Devoti (Rome, 1633. 24mo): — Cibo dell' Aninza (ibid. 1637, 12mo): — Vita J. Lainez (ibid. 1672, 8vo). See Southwell, Bibl. Soc. Jesu, p. 246. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.