Alciati, Francis

, born at Milan 1522, the nephew and heir of the preceding, was likewise a lawyer of considerable eminence, and a professor of law at Pavia, where cardinal Borromeo was his pupil. Pius VI. employed him as datary or chancellor of Rome, and afterwards made him a cardinal. His contemporaries, particularly Vettori and Muret, applaud him as a man of general learning, and the | ornament of his age. He died at Rome in 1580, and left several works which have not been printed. 1


Gen. Dict. —Moreri. Biog. Universelle. Jortin’s Erasmus. —Saxii Onomasticon. Erythraei Pinacotheca.