- James Griesinger
- James of Ulm
Mercenary for the army of Naples, Italy in 1432. Disillusioned with military life, he spent five years as a secretary to a lawyer in Capua, Italy. Falling on financial hard times, he briefly rejoined the army, then left for his true vocation, becoming a Dominican lay brother in Bologna, Italy in 1441. He spent most of the next 50 years working in stained glass and painting images on the windows of churches.
- 11 October 1491 in Bologna, Italy of natural causes
- interred in the Basilica of Saint Dominic in Bologna
- “Blessed James Grissinger“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2008. Web. 5 May 2015. <>