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Consalvi, Ercole
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(Jun 8, 1757, Rome – Jan 24, 1824, Rome). Raised without a father, Consalvi was sent to the Piarists in Urbino to be educated in 1763; in 1771, he entered the seminary in Frascati; from 1776–1782, he studied at the Accademia Ecclesiastica in Rome; in 1783/1784, he began a steep ecclesiastical career when he was appointed referendario della segnatura. Two years later, he became a member of the Congregazione del Buon Governo responsible for the administration of the secular goods of the Church; in 1789, he became votant of the Signatura and in 1792 auditor of the Rota. Despite …

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Alberigo, Giuseppe, “Consalvi, Ercole”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03207>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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