Louis III de Lorraine-Guise
The layman - he never received a holy ordination - was by King Ludwig XIII. nominated by France as coadjutor archbishop. With the death of Archbishop Philippe du Bec on January 10, 1605, he was succeeded as Archbishop- Elekt .
Archbishop-Elekt died after a short illness on June 21, 1621 and was buried in Reims Cathedral.
- Guise, Louis III de. In: Salvador Miranda : The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. ( Florida International University website), accessed December 7, 2016.
- Entry to Louis III. de Lorraine-Guise on catholic-hierarchy.org ; Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- Louis III de Lorraine, 3 e cardinal de Guise. In: Encyclopædia Britannica , online version, viewed December 7, 2016.
- So after: Louis III de Lorraine, 3 e cardinal de Guise. In: Encyclopædia Britannica . Miranda and Catholic-hierarchy, however, name June 18 as the day of death.
|Philippe du Bec||
Archbishop of Reims
|Guillaume de Gifford|
|SURNAME||Lorraine-Guise, Louis III. de|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Lorraine-Guise, Ludwig III. from|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Archbishop of Reims, Cardinal of the Roman Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 22, 1575|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Lorraine|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 21, 1621|
|Place of death||Saintes|