61 On 20 September, a force of 3,000 foot soldiers and 800 cavalry, led by Cardinal Pompeo Colonna, entered Rome by the Porta. A History of the Papacy During the Period of the Reformation: The German revolt. Popes, Cardinals and War: The Military Church in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe. A new Bishop was appointed on Rocco Pirro (1733). 36 The Pope-elect, however, sent word to Rome that the Cardinals should not travel to Spain to meet him. Secretly, he informed Cardinal Tommaso de Vio Cajetanus that his real preference, when the time was ripe, was for Cardinal Adrian of Dertosa, his boyhood tutor and his current Regent in Spain. On Thursday, Cardinal Adrian Florenszoon Dedel, who was not even present at the Conclave, was elected. Sommi pontefici, et del cardinal Pompeo Colonna, scritte per mons. 49 But Medici had forced this course of action on Pompeo Colonna. Apparently they had no diagnosis, but, whatever was making him ill was centered in his stomach, and it quickly undermined his constitution. On 31 October, the French ambassador Pio de Carpi arrived at the gates of the Conclave, and showed notable warmth toward his old friend Cardinal de' Medici. 13 He was offered a pardon by Julius II, but he refused it, since the pardon did not include reinstatement as Bishop of Rieti. 44 It was immediately apparent that the French had the votes to exclude any Imperial candidate, and the Imperial faction likewise. The Constable claimed that he needed three times that amount to satisfy the troops, who refused to halt their march, and actually nearly killed Lannoy. Sicilia sacra disquisitionibus et nototoos illustrata. Ferdinand provided Pompeo with money, and he proceeded through Germany to Bruxelles, where he engaged in discussions with Prince Charles, who was then Duke of Burgundy and an Austrian Archduke.