Person - Borja Velasco, Gaspar de (1580-1645)

Borja Velasco, Gaspar de (1580-1645)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Borja Velasco, Gaspar de (1580-1645)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Villalpando (Zamora, España)  1580-06-26 - 1645-12-28

History:

Spanish religious and politician. He was born in Villalpando (1580) and died in Madrid (1645), although he was buried in the Cathedral of Toledo.

He trained at the University of Alcalá de Henares, where he was a colleague of the Colegio Mayor de San Ildefonso, becoming a doctor of Theology (1609).

As a religious he was canon and archdeacon of the Cathedral of Cuenca, Bishop of Albano, archbishop of Seville, archbishop of Toledo. And he was present in the conclaves of Gregory XV (1621) and Urban VIII (1623).

As a politician he was the ambassador of Spain in Rome and "protector of the churches of Spain", viceroy of Naples (1620), counselor of State (1623) and president of the Council of Aragon (1636).

Internal Structure-Genealogy:

Son of the VI Duke of Gandía, Francisco de Borja and Juana Enriquez de Velasco.

Brother of Carlos de Borja and Baltasar Borja.

Occupations

Activity:

Archbishops in  Toledo (España) in 1645

Activity:

Archbishops in  Sevilla (España) between 1632 and 1645

Activity:

Archdeacons in  Cuenca (España)

Ambassadors in  Rome between 1616 and 1631 Obs.:  De España en Roma

Places

Catedral de Toledo (España)  Obs.:  Enterrado en

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Villalpando (Zamora, España) in 1580-06-26

Lugar de Defunci¾n:

Madrid (España) in 1645-12-28

Sources

Francisco Amores Martínez (2012): "Fundaciones conventuales en Osuna, Morón de la Frontera, Dos Hermanas y Alanís durante el pontificado del cardenal Gaspar de Borja (1632-1645)". Anuario de estudios locales. 6. 35-41.

Fernández Collado, Ángel: Los Arzobispos de Toledo. www.architoledo.org

Ángel Fernández Collado (2002): Los informes de visita ad limina de los arzobispos de Toledo. Cuenca: Ediciones Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Borja Centelles, Carlos Francisco (1573-1632)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Borja Aragón Centelles, Francisco Tomás de (1551-1595)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Fernández de Velasco Aragón Guzmán, Juana (?-1595)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Borja, familia (duques de Gandía)  - Membership (He/She is a member of)

See ancestors

Associative relations :

Colegio Mayor de San Ildefonso de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España)  (Es colegial de)

Consejo de Aragón (España)  (He/She is the owner/beneficiary/president of)

Gregorio XV (1554-1623, papa)  (Es elector de; Presente en el cónclave)

Universidad de Alcalá (1499-1836, Madrid, España)  (Es estudiante de)

Urbano VIII (1568-1644, papa)  (Es elector de; Presente en el cónclave)

External Links

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de Espa±a