Jean Rolin (1408 - 1483)

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Death: Died in Cravant, Yonne, Burgandy, France
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Jean Rolin

Jean (Jehan) Rolin (1408–1483) was a Burgundian bishop and Cardinal.

His father, Nicolas Rolin, was ducal Chancellor of Burgundy, and lord of Authumes. Jean became a Cardinal in 1448, created by Pope Nicholas V, as part of diplomatic engagement between the Duchy of Burgundy and the Papacy, tending against France.

He was bishop of Chalon-sur-Saône in 1431, and bishop of Autun in 1436. He was a patron of the arts, supporting the work of an anonymous illustrator known as the Master of Jean Rolin.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Rolin_(cardinal) on 03/25/2014

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Jean V Rolin, cardinal's Timeline

1408
1408
1483
June 22, 1483
Age 75
Cravant, Yonne, Burgandy, France