The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Cardinal, born in Modena; acted as secretary under Leo X., Clement VII., and Paul III., the latter of whom created him a cardinal in 1536; was a faithful Churchman and an accomplished scholar, and eminent in both capacities (1477-1547).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sadoleto, Jacopo'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sadoleto-jacopo.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.