Georg Schenk von Limpurg
Georg Schenk von Limpurg (1470–1522) was the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg from 1505 to 1522.
Georg Schenk von Limpurg was born in Obersontheim in 1470.
He was elected Prince-Bishop of Bamberg on 13 February 1505, with Pope Julius II confirming his appointment on 18 April 1505. He was consecrated as a bishop by Kaspar Preiel, auxiliary bishop of Bamberg, on 20 October 1505.
In 1507, he appointed Johann of Schwarzenberg to reform the law of Bamberg; Johann of Schwarzenberg drafted the Halsgerichtsordnung (Procedure for the judgment of capital crimes) of Bamberg (also known as the Bambergensis), which would later form the basis of the Constitutio Criminalis Carolina (1530–32).
|Catholic Church titles|
Georg Marschalk von Ebnet
|Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
| Succeeded by|
Weigand von Redwitz