Ludovico II de Torres

Born in Rome on 28 October 155, Ludovico II de Torres was the son of Hernando and nephew of Ludovico I de Torres, archbishop of Monreale. After studying in Rome, Perugia and Bologna, he was called by his uncle to Monreale to become vicar general in 1574. In Sicily, he continued to devote himself to the study and publication of the Rule of Holy.Father Benedict with the declarations and constitutions of the Cassinese Fathers. In 1580, he was appointed referendary of the two Signatures and, in 1588, he became archbishop of Monreale. His main work was the Historia della Chiesa di Monreale (History of the Monreale Church), published under the pseudonym of G. L. Lello. He became cardinal in 1606 and died in Rome in 1609.