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The Year of Our Lord 1478

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownOrdained BishopJohannes Berger, O.E.S.A. †Titular Bishop of BellineAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
BornErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
AppointedLevinus Brunstorp, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedLevinus Brunstorp, O.P. †Titular Bishop of DionysiasAuxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
DiedGiovanni Campanella, O.S.B. †Bishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
DiedCorrado CaraccioloBishop of Patti, Italy
BornTommaso CaraccioloArchbishop of Capua, Italy
DiedSansone de CayanoBishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
DiedRobert Clément, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Lydda
ResignedCanute Mikkelsen (Cobson, Kobsøn)Bishop of Viborg, DenmarkBishop Emeritus
BornFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
BornJacques de Croy, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
BornAmanieu d’AlbretCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
AppointedAntonio Da ValditaroBishop of Brugnato, Italy
BornNiklaus DiesbachCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Basel, Switzerland
DiedImbert de LayeAdministrator of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France
DiedDomenico de DominiciBishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedGonzalo Fernández de HerediaBishop of Barcelona, SpainArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
BornGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
BornPedro Gómez Sarmiento de VillandrandoCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
DiedPatrick GrahamBishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
29.0Ordained PriestFriedrich von HohenzollernPriest of Mainz, GermanyBishop of Augsburg, Germany
BornBaltazar Limpo, O. Carm. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
DiedFrancesco Pietro Luca di Gerona, O.P. †Bishop of Teramo, Italy
DiedJoão Manuel FerrasBishop of Guarda, Portugal
BornFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
ResignedHans MarkvardssonBishop of Skara, SwedenBishop Emeritus
BornBasilio MascardiBishop of Todi, Italy
DiedPierantonio MastiniBishop of Cagli, Italy
DiedLorenzo di Moncada, O.F.M. †Bishop of Castro [di Sardegna], Italy
DiedPietro de Nucera, O.P. †Bishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
DiedGiovanni OrsiniArchbishop of Trani, Italy
DiedMartin PedroBishop of Lamego, Portugal
BornGeorg von Polenz, O.T. †Bishop Emeritus of Samland (Sambia), Poland
DiedGabriele PontangeliBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
DiedLope de RibasBishop of Cartagena (en España)
BornAdrian von RiedmattenBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
DiedFrancisco de SantillanaBishop of Osma, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
BornGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
DiedGisberto TolomeiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
AppointedLuis VelascoBishop of León, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
DiedAndrea VeroliBishop of Camerino, Italy
30.1Ordained PriestŁukasz Weisselrod (Watzelrode)PriestBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornFriedrich zu WiedFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
14 JanAppointedAntonio de MiraballisBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
AppointedMichel GuibéBishop of Dol, FranceBishop of Rennes, France
AppointedThomas JamesBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, FranceBishop of Dol, France
AppointedChristophe de PenmarchBishop of Saint-Brieuc, France
AppointedGiovanni de RossoBishop of Alatri, Italy
29 JanDiedJohn SmithBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
1 Feb43.6DiedCristoforo della RovereCardinal, Archbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
10 Feb36.1AppointedDomenico della RovereCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
36.1Elevated to CardinalDomenico della RovereCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
11 FebAppointedRichard Bell, O.S.B. †Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
36.1AppointedDomenico della RovereArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), FranceCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
AppointedEdward StoryBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
15 FebAppointedRichard Oldham, O.S.B. †Bishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
27 Feb49.1AppointedLorenzo Zanni (Zane)Bishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
MarBornChristoph von StadionBishop of Augsburg, Germany
1 Mar41.1Ordained BishopGeorg AltdorferBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
80.1DiedMarco Cattaneo (de Capitaneis), O.P. †Bishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
11 Mar24.7AppointedFrancesco SoderiniBishop of Volterra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
1 Apr61.2AppointedPietro FoscariAdministrator of Split (Spalato), CroatiaCardinal, Administrator of Padova {Padua}, Italy
58.2AppointedCosma Orsini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Trani, Italy
5 AprDiedJohn BoothBishop of Exeter, England, Great Britain
6 AprAppointedGiovanni Dacre, O.F.M. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Treviso, ItalyBishop
14 Apr39.2AppointedGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
15 AprAppointedPascasio di GallignanaBishop of Pedena, Austria
26 AprOrdained BishopRichard Bell, O.S.B. †Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
DiedFrancesco Salviati (Riario)Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
27 AprBornGaleazzo FlorimonteBishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
4 MayAppointedRobert de CornegrueTitular Bishop of Sidon
AppointedÉtienne GoupillonBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
18 MayAppointedJohn MarshallBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
26 MayBornGiulio de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
3 JunAppointedVincenzo GaleotaBishop of Rapolla, ItalyAdministrator of Capaccio, Italy
AppointedPietro MinutoloBishop of Teramo, Italy
18 JunDiedRodrigo de VergaraBishop of León, Spain
Jul39.5InstalledGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
3 Jul63.5DiedAngelo CapranicaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedOttaviano de PalacioArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
34.5AppointedGiuliano della RovereBishop of Mende, FrancePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
6 Jul50.1AppointedPedro González de MendozaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
24 Jul73.1DiedGiovanni Battista MelliniCardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
27 JulAppointedGiovanni Battista CapranicaBishop of Fermo, Italy
AppointedBrynolf GerklakssonBishop of Skara, Sweden
AppointedGiovanni Antonio Pitito, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
1 Aug61.5DiedMatthias von RammungBishop of Speyer, Germany
4 AugDiedWilliam GreyBishop of Ely, England, Great Britain
5 Aug43.5SelectedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
8 Aug58.6SelectedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
13 Aug66.6Ordained BishopDiether von Isenburg-BüdingenArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
14 AugAppointedAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
AppointedGiovanni CremonesiBishop of Anagni, Italy
8.6AppointedAlfonso de AragónArchbishop of Zaragoza, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
55.6ResignedAusias DespuigAdministrator of Zaragoza, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
AppointedGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
AppointedLazarus Racanelli, O.P. †Bishop of Urbino, Italy
24 Aug36.6AppointedDomenico della RovereArchbishop (Personal Title) of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
31 AugAppointedGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
SepDiedGiovanni CremonesiBishop of Anagni, Italy
6 SepOrdained BishopAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
Ordained BishopGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
8 SepDiedTommaso VincenziBishop of Pesaro, Italy
9 SepAppointedGuido BoncheriBishop of Cagli, Italy
ConfirmedPeter CourtenayBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
AppointedGentile da SpoletoBishop of Anagni, Italy
25 Sep63.4DiedPedro FerrisCardinal, Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
28 Sep43.7ConfirmedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
AppointedAndrés Martínez FerrizBishop of Tarazona, Spain
4 OctOrdained BishopLaurent von FreibergBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 OctAppointedBattista de' Canonici, O.S.B. †Bishop of Faenza, Italy
14 OctAppointedCristoforo MagnoBishop of Castro [di Sardegna], Italy
AppointedBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
24 OctDiedDavid HackettBishop of Ossory, Ireland
30 Oct58.8ConfirmedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
1 NovOrdained BishopBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
6 Nov58.8AppointedMarco BarboCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
8 NovOrdained BishopPeter CourtenayBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
16 NovAppointedMarino FregenoBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
20 NovAppointedNiels GlobBishop of Viborg, Denmark
6 DecOrdained BishopGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
13 Dec43.9Ordained BishopLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
20 Dec69.9DiedJohann von VenningenBishop of Basel, Switzerland
25 DecDiedJohannes Hutter, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany

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