Albornoz, Gil Alvarez Carillo de
Archbishop of Toledo, cardinal, general, and statesman, born Cuenca, New Castile; died near Viterbo, Italy.
He accompanied Alfonso XI against the Moors.
Later he was forced to flee to Avignon for rebuking the crimes of Pedro the Cruel.
Having led an army to Italy he regained the Papal States for the pope, 1354, but refused the tiara after the death of Innocent VI.
His famous "Egidian Constitutions" for the Papal States, published 1357, remained in force until 1816.
His will established the existing Spanish College at Bologna.
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