The Theatine monk Scotti was in the papal diplomatic service. He returned from this position in Germany at an advanced age and was made Archbishop of Trani in Italy and on the same day, December 20, 1555, was made cardinal by Pope Paul IV . In 1556 he received the titular church of San Matteo in Merulana as a cardinal priest . He was transferred to Piacenza in 1559 as Archbishop-Bishop . Scotti was involved in the reform work for the Tridentine Council .
He died in Rome in 1568 and was buried in the local basilica of San Paolo nella Via Ostiense .
- Scotti, Theat., Gianbernardino. In: Salvador Miranda : The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. ( Florida International University website), accessed December 6, 2016.
Bishop of Piacenza
|Paolo Burali d'Arezzo|
Archbishop of Trani
|Juan Battista de Ojeda|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Cardinal of the Roman Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1478|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Magliano Sabina|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 11, 1568|
|Place of death||Rome|