Thomas Ruscher

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Thomas Ruscher
Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz
Titular Bishop of Venecompensis
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Mainz
In office1502–1510
Orders
Consecration19 Mar 1503
by  Berthold von Henneberg
Personal details
Born1449
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Died8 Aug 1510 (age 61)
Mainz, Germany
NationalityGerman

Thomas Ruscher (1449–1510) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz (1502–1510).

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Biography

Thomas Ruscher was born in 1449 in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. [1] On 19 Dec 1502, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VI as Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz and Titular Bishop of Venecompensis. [1] [2] [3] On 19 Mar 1503, he was consecrated bishop by Berthold von Henneberg, Archbishop of Mainz. [1] He served as Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz until his death on 8 Aug 1510. [1] While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Jakob von Liebenstein, Archbishop of Mainz (1505). [1] [2] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Cheney, David M. "Bishop Thomas Ruscher". Catholic-Hierarchy.org . Retrieved February 14, 2019. [self-published]
  2. 1 2 Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 264.(in Latin)
  3. 1 2 Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 332.(in Latin)
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Erhard von Redwitz
Titular Bishop of Venecompensis
1502–1510
Succeeded by
Johannes Münster
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz
1502–1510
Succeeded by