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Francesco Antonio Vallotti

borndied
1697, Jun 111780, Jan 10
an Italian composer, music theorist, and organist. He was ordained as a priest in 1720. Vallotti spent a great deal of thought on the theory of harmony and counterpoint. His theoretical endeavours would culminate in 1779 with the publishing of his 167-page, four volume work, Della scienza teorica e pratica della moderna musica (On the scientific theory and p...
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Hendrik van Cuyk

aka: van Cuyck, Henricus Cuyckius
borndied
15461609, Oct 9
the second bishop of Roermond from 1596 to 1609. Hendrik van Cuyck studied in Utrecht and Leuven . In 1572 he became professor of ethics at the University of Leuven and in 1581 rector magnificus there. From 1589 to 1596 , he took the seat of Archbishop of Mechelen as a deputy general. After everybody refused to become bishop of Roermond, Cuyckius took this d...
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Johan Willem van Kleef

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1562, May 281609, Mar 25
prince-bishop of Münster from 1574 to 1584, and from 1592 until his death, Duke of Gulik-Berg-Kleef. He belonged to the van der Mark house. In his youth he had a sickly and weak constitution. He was also mentally handicapped. In depressed moods he injured his servants and refused to eat or go to bed at normal times. This caused his doctors, counselors and f...
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Godfried van Mierlo

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1518, Feb 21587, Jul 28
a Dominican friar who served as the Bishop of Haarlem and the last direct Abbot of Egmond Abbey from 1570 to 1578. Van Mierlo was named the Bishop of Haarlem and the Abbot of Egmond Abbey in March 1570 by Pope Pius V. He was welcomed to that city in early 1571, where he was consecrated a bishop on February 11 of that year in the original Cathedral of St. Bav...
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William Van Mildert

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1765, Nov 61836, Feb 21
the last palatine Bishop of Durham (1826–1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham. His name survives in Van Mildert College, founded in 1965 and the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity. As part of the University of Durham's foundation, behind which he was the driving force, he gave Durham Castle to the University, where it became the home o...
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Nicolaas van Nieuwland

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15101580, Jul 15
bishop of Haarlem and abbot of Egmond Abbey from 1562 to 1569. Van Nieuwland became bishop when he was still young. He became titular bishop of Hebron in 1541. He was also assistant bishop of Utrecht. In 1559 a new diocese was introduced, the diocese Haarlem, and Nicolaas van Nieuwland became bishop of this new diocese on November 6, 1561. He entered the ci...
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Willibrord van Os

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1744, Feb 21814-18251825, Feb 28
Archbishop of Utrecht (1814–1825)*Old Catholicism: Church of Utrecht......Willibrord van Os (* 2 February 1744 in Hilversum ; † 28 February 1825 in Amersfoort ) was the seventh Old Catholic Archbishop of Utrecht .nnLife and work [ Edit ]nAs one of three children of Henricus Gijsbertus van Os and his wife Catharina born, van Os received on 25 January 1768...
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Marc Gilbert de Varennes

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15911660
a Jesuit priest, was a French writer on heraldry from the 17th century. He is best known for his large folio book Le roy d'armes ou L'art de bien former, charger, briser, timbrer, parer, expliquer, et blasonner les armoiries: Le tout enrichy de discours d'antiquitez, d'histoires, d'eloges, & d'vne grande quantité de blasons des armes de la pluspart des i...
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James Varick

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1750, Jan 101766-18271827, Jul 22
the first Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The important events in Varick's life were associated with his religious avocation. Varick joined the John Street Methodist Church in New York City at an early date, possibly in 1766, the year after the church held its first meeting. Varick seems to have been licensed to preach by this group al...
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Varlaam

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unknown1811-18171830
Exarch (appointed by the Russian Church) of Georgia (20 Jul 1811 - 26 May 1817) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Varlaam II

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unknown1722-1730unknown
Metropolitan of Kiev (1722-1730)* Ukrainian Orthodox Church


Varlaam I

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unknown1690-1707unknown
Metropolitan of Kiev (1690-1707)* Ukrainian Orthodox Church


Vartholomaios

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unknown1764-1781unknown
Metropolitan of Athens (1764, 1774-1781)* Orthodox Church of Greece


Vasilije Jovanovic Brkic

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unknown1763-1765unknown
Patriarch (1763-1765)* Serbian Orthodox Church


Venediktos

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unknown1781-1796unknown
Metropolitan of Athens (1781-1785, 1787-1796)* Orthodox Church of Greece


Veniamin

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unknown1761-1762unknown
Metropolitan of St. Petersburg (1761-1762)* Russian Orthodox Church


Jean du Vergier de Hauranne

borndied
15811643, Oct 6
a French Catholic priest who introduced Jansenism into France. In 1617 Vergier left Bayonne at the invitation of Henri-Louis Chasteigner de La Roche-Posay, the Bishop of Poitiers, where he soon became a leading figure of the diocese. In 1620 he became the commendatory abbot of the Abbey of Saint-Cyran and was thus generally known as the Abbé de Saint-Cyran ...
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Domingo de Vico

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unknown1555
a Spanish Dominican friar during the Spanish conquest of Chiapas and the conquest of Guatemala in the 16th century. In 1544, Francisco Marroquín, bishop of Guatemala, charged Domingo de Vico with producing a treatise upon Indian idolatry. The work contained instructions to Dominicans upon how to use indigenous beliefs in their sermons in Chiapas and Guatema...
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Queen Victoria

aka: Alexandrina Victoria
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1819, May 241837-19011901, Jan 22
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (and Supreme Governor of the Church of England) from 20 June 1837 until her death. Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian era. It was a period of industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of ...
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Vikentije III Jovanovic Vidak

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unknown1774-1780unknown
0 (1774-1780)* Serbian Orthodox Church


Vikentije I Popovic

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unknown1713-1725unknown
Metropolitan of Karlovci (1713-1725)* Serbian Orthodox Church


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Sebastian de Vivanco

aka: Sebastián
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15511570-16101622, Oct 26
a Spanish priest and composer of the Renaissance. The bulk of Vivanco's surviving work was published in three books in Salamanca between 1607 and 1610 by the printer Artus Taberniel of Amberes, who by then was the official printer of the University of Salamanca. The books contain a selection probably chosen by the composer himself of his best pieces, spannin...
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Christoph Bernhard von Galen

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1606, Oct 121678, Sep 19
Prince-bishop of Münster. He was born into a noble Westphalian family. Reduced to poverty through the loss of his paternal inheritance, he took holy orders; but this did not prevent him from fighting on the side of Emperor Ferdinand III during the concluding stages of the Thirty Years' War. In 1650, he succeeded Ferdinand of Bavaria, Archbishop of Cologne,...
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Carl von Rosenstein

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1766, May 131819-18361836, Dec 2
the Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala from 1819 to 1836. Before that he served as Bishop of Linköping from 1809 to 1819. His family tree included scientists such as Sven Magnus Aurivillius and Per Olof Christopher Aurivillius. The "von Rosenstein" name came through an adoption - it was his mother's family name. His grandfather was Uppsala University pr...
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