Pierre de Foix, le vieux

Peter of Foix the Elder (Fr.: Pierre de Foix, le vieux) (1386 – 13 December 1464) was a French cardinal, created in 1409.

Cardinal Pierre de Foix
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He was the son of Archambaud de Grailly, captal de Buch and Isabella, Countess of Foix.

He was a papal legate in Avignon (1433–1464) and Archbishop of Arles from 1450 to 1463.

He founded the Collège de Foix in Toulouse.

External linksEdit

  • Miranda, Salvador. "FOIX, O.F.M., le vieux, Pierre de (1386–1464)". The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. Florida International University. OCLC 53276621.