Adhémar Fabri

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Adhémar Fabri († October 8, 1388 in Avignon ) was bishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux from 1378 to 1385 and bishop of Geneva from 1385 until his death .


Adhémar's date of birth is unknown, he was first mentioned in 1353 and comes from a family of notables from La Roche-sur-Foron in the highly Savoy region . He was a Dominican and from 1353 to 1357 Prior of the Convention in Geneva . Urban VI. appointed him bishop in partibus of Bethlehem in 1363 , between 1366 and 1377 he can be traced back to Geneva as auxiliary bishop . In 1378 he became bishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux. In 1385 he succeeded Jean de Murol as Bishop of Geneva. Adhémar was a confidante and confessor of Pope Clement VII and stayed mainly at the papal court in Avignon . In 1387 he confirmed the city of Geneva its freedoms and customary rights in the so-called "Franchises d'Adhémar Fabri".


predecessor Office successor
Raimond Geoffroy de Castellane Bishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
Jean de Murol
predecessor Office successor
Jean de Murol Bishop of Geneva
Guillaume de Lornay