Ancient Diocese of Mirepoix


Ancient Diocese of Mirepoix

The former Catholic diocese of Mirepoix, in south-west France, was created in 1317 by Pope John XXII from the diocese of Pamiers. It existed until the French Revolution, and was suffragan of the Archbishop of Toulouse. Its see was Mirepoix, Ariège.

Among its bishops were:

  • Raymond Atton d'Auterive 1318–1325
  • Jacques Fournier 1326–1327, later Pope Benedict XII
  • Pierre de Piret 1327–1348
  • Jean I. de Cojordan 1348–1361
  • Arnaud de Villars 1361–1363 oder 1362–1362
  • Pierre-Raymond de Barrière 1363–1368 or 1377
  • Jean II. 1368 to ca. 1375
  • Jean de Proins 1376–1377
  • Guillaume de Provines 9. July to 29. September 1377
  • Arnaud de La Trémoille 1377 or ca. 1380–1394
  • Bertrand de Maumont 1394–1405
  • Guillaume du Puy 1405–1431 or 1433
  • Guillaume d'Estouteville 1431–1433 or 1440–1441
  • Jourdain d'Aure 1433–1441 or 1440
  • Eustache de Lévis-Léran 1441–1462 or 1463
  • Louis d'Albret 1462–1463
  • Jean de Lévis-Léran 1463–1467
  • Scipion Damián 1467–1469
  • Élie Rivals 1470–1478
  • Gabriel du Mas 1478–1486
  • Jean d'Espinay 1486–1493
  • Vacant 1493–1497
  • Philippe de Lévis-Léran 1497–1537
  • David Beaton de Balfour 1537–1546
  • Claude de La Guiche 1546–1553
  • Innocenzo Ciocchi del Monte 1553–1555
  • Jean Reuman Suavius ((Jean Suau) 1555–1560
  • Pierre de Villars I. 1561–1576
  • Pierre de Villars II. 1576–1587
  • Pierre Bonsom de Donnaud 1587–1630
  • Louis de Nogaret d’Espernon 1630–1655
  • Louis-Hercule de Lévis de Ventadour 1655–1679
  • Pierre de La Broue 1679–1720
  • François-Honoré Casaubon de Maniban 1721–1729 (danach Erzbischof von Bordeaux)
  • Jean-François Boyer 1730–1736, preceptor to the Dauphin, father of Louis XVI (1730-1736)
  • Quiqueran de Beaujeu 1736–1737
  • Jean-Baptiste de Champflour 1737–1768
  • François Tristán de Chambón 1768–1790

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company. 


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