(9) 1. GIOVANNI (ca. 1001-1039)
Birth. Ca. 1001, Rome. Of a patrician family.
Education. (No information found).
Cardinalate. Created cardinal deacon of S. Agata in Suburra ca. 1030 (or 1024 or 1025). Subscribed papal bull issued in September 1025 and September 1027. Replaced Cardinal deacon Pietro as chancellor of the Holy Roman Church. He attended, together with Pope John XIX, the consecration of the patriarchal cathedral of Aquileia, erected by Poppone, patriarch of that see, on July 13, 1031.
Episcopate. Named bishop of Palestrina by Pope Benedict IXon December 2, 1036. He consecrated the altar of the diaconal church of S. Agata in Suburra in honor of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Death. December 13, 1039, at 38 years of age, (no place found). Buried in his former deaconry, between his brothers Pietro and Andrea, with a long epitaph.
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