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Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros
b. 1436 – d. November 8, 1517 • Cardinal
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Ximénez de Cisneros, Francisco
Ximénez de Cisneros, Francisco (1436–1517), Cardinal Abp. of Toledo. A native of Torrelaguna in Castile, after studying at Alcalá de Henares and Salamanca, he spent some years in Rome, returning to Spain in 1465 with a letter from *Sixtus IV which provided him with the archpriestship of Uzeda in 1473.
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Ximenes de Cisneros
Ximenes de Cisneros (Francis) (1436–1517).—Cardinal and regent of Spain, born at Torrelaguna, Castile. He received holy orders, lived in Rome from 1455 to 1461, and received from Pope Sixtus V. a bull of expectancy for the first vacant benefice at Toledo; but the archbishop, far from granting him right,
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Ximenes, Francisco
Ximenes, Francisco (1436–1517). Although a humble and unassuming man who scorned the pomp that came with his elevated position in the Roman Catholic Church, Ximenes was clearly one of the most accomplished churchmen in fifteenth-century Spain. Highlights in his illustrious career include (1) attending