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Guise, Louis (1), of Lorraine

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Guise, Louis (1), OF Lorraine

a French prelate, brother of Charles, also archbishop of Sens, and bishop of Troyes, of Metz, and of Alby, was born October 21, 1527. He was made cardinal December 22, 1553, and attended the election of pope Paul IV. He was so fond of conviviality that the people used to call him "the cardinal of the bottles." He died at Paris, March 24, 1578. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Guise, Louis (1), of Lorraine'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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