Filippo Carafa della Serra

Summary

Cardinal

Filippo Carafa della Serra
Personal
Bornc. 1340
Naples
Died22 May 1389(1389-05-22) (aged 48–49)
Bologna
Cause of deathPlague
Resting placeBologna Cathedral
ReligionCatholic Church
Home townNaples
LineageCarafa family
Alma materUniversity of Bologna
Senior posting
Ordination18 September 1378
PostSs. Silvestro e Martino ai Monti

Filippo Carafa della Serra (died 22 May 1389) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.[1]

He was made a Cardinal on 18 September 1378 by Pope Urban VI.[2] He was then archdeacon of Bologna.

Filippo Carafa della Serra was a member of a family which worked for the Catholic Church in many roles over centuries. Other cardinals in the same family are Oliviero Carafa (created 1467), Carlo Carafa (1555); Diomede Carafa (1555), Alfonso Carafa (1557), Antonio Carafa (1568), Decio Carafa (1611), Pier Luigi Carafa (1645), Carlo Carafa della Spina (1664), Fortunato Ilario Carafa della Spina (1686), Pierluigi Carafa (1728), Francesco Carafa di Trajetto (1773), Marino Carafa di Belvedere (1801), and Domenico Carafa della Spina di Traetto (1844).

References

  1. ^ "Filippo Carafa - di Napoli - Cardinale 1378-1389". www.chiesabarbarolo.it.
  2. ^ "CARAFA, Filippo in "Dizionario Biografico"". www.treccani.it.

External links

  • Biography at The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church