Jean V Rolin, cardinal

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Jean Rolin

Death: Died in Cravant, Yonne, Burgandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicolas Rolin, Seigneur d'Aymeries, Seigneur de Raismes (1406-1457) and Marie des Landes
Brother of Philippotte Rolin; Nicolas Rolin and Guillaume Rolin, Seigneur de Beauchamp & de Savoisy
Half brother of Antoine Rolin, seigneur de Aymeries et de Raismes; Louis Rolin and Claudine Rolin

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About Jean V Rolin, cardinal

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.

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Jean V Rolin, cardinal's Timeline

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