Henry VIII,the Reign
1480 – 1541
Absentee Bishop of Worcester
Profile Girolamo Ghinucci Absentee Bishop of Worcester
Girolamo Ghinucci was an Italian papal administrator, diplomat and Cardinal.
He was Secretary to Pope Julius II and was Bishop of Worcester from 1522 to 1535 when he was deprived of the position during the reformation of the church. In the same year, he was made a Cardinal by Pope Paul III.
Previously, he had been bishop of Ascoli Piceno from 1512 to 1518.