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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedPietro AjosaBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
BornJean du BellayCastle of Glatigny, SoudayCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
ResignedMiles d’IlliersBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedTommaso DonatoPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
AppointedBernardino de FabiisBishop of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
DiedFadrique de GuzmánBishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
BornJohann Ludwig von HagenPfalzelArchbishop-Elect of Trier, Germany
45.0Ordained PriestJan KonarskiPriestBishop Emeritus of Kraków, Poland
BornJohann von MetzenhausenNeefArchbishop of Trier, Germany
87.0DiedDiego de Muros (Moiras), O. de M. †Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
BornChristoph Marschalk zu PappenheimPappenheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
DiedPietro Ranzano, O.P. †Bishop of Lucera, Italy
BornDietrich von RedenMeppenBishop Emeritus of Lübeck, Germany
DiedPons de SalignacBishop of Sarlat, France
DiedFrancesco de Sanctis, O.F.M. †Bishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania
DiedNicolas SolimeleBishop of Venosa, Italy
BornFranz von Braunschweig-LüneburgWolfenbüttelBishop-Elect of Minden, Germany
DiedBattista de VenturaBishop of Avellino e Frigento, Italy
ConfirmedValentin VlkBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
7 JanBornDiomede CarafaArianoCardinal, Bishop of Ariano, Italy
9 Jan58.0ResignedGirolamo Basso Della RovereAdministrator of Gubbio, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Macerata, Italy
AppointedRobert BlacaderArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
23 JanAppointedBiagio de LochaBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi, Italy
AppointedRoberto de Noya (Noja), O.P. †Bishop of Minervino Murge, ItalyArchbishop of Naxos, Greece
FebDiedRodrigo de ÁvilaBishop of Plasencia, Spain
8 Feb44.1AppointedRichard FoxBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
27 Feb50.2AppointedDietrich ArndesBishop of Lübeck, Germany
ResignedThomas GroteBishop-Elect of Lübeck, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
11 MarDiedThomas Milling, O.S.B. †Bishop of Hereford, England, Great Britain
14 Mar32.2ConfirmedGeorges d’Amboise (I)Archbishop of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
15 MarDiedDietrich von SchönbergBishop of Naumburg, Germany
SucceededJohann von SchönbergBishop of Naumburg, Germany
26 Mar16.3Elevated to CardinalGiovanni de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedJohann OrgassBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
51.2AppointedAntonio Pallavicini GentiliBishop of Lamego, PortugalCardinal, Bishop of Orense, Spain
1 Apr50.3Ordained BishopDietrich ArndesBishop of Lübeck, Germany
Ordained BishopJohann OrgassBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
AppointedWojciech TaboBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
11 AprAppointedSimone Chiavari, O.S.B. †Bishop of Brugnato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohn GuthrieBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
65.3AppointedJaime Serra i CauArchbishop of Oristano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
13 AprOrdained BishopJean d’AurioleBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus
18 AprDiedFrancesco de Noya, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cefalù, Italy
13 MayOrdained BishopJohann von SchönbergBishop of Naumburg, Germany
21 MayAppointedJuan de OrtegaBishop of Almería, Spain
29 MayAppointedFrancesco Grosso della RovereBishop of Gubbio, ItalyBishop of Mende, France
1 JunDiedJan z TargowiskaBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
22 JunAppointedEdmund AudleyBishop of Hereford, England, Great BritainBishop of Salisbury, England, Great Britain
28 JunDiedGiovanni de Compesio (Compeys)Archbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
JulDiedGiovanni CerretaniBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
9 Jul61.5AppointedRodrigo de BorjaArchbishop of Valencia, SpainPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedMatthias Kanuti, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedMatthias Kanuti, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of GadaraAuxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
25 Jul60.6DiedGiovanni Battista CibòPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26 Jul83.4DiedHeinrich von AbsbergBishop of Regensburg, Germany
30.8SucceededRuprecht Pfalzgraf Simmer von Bayern de RheinBishop of Regensburg, Germany
17.6AppointedFederico SanseverinoCardinal-Deacon of San TeodoroCardinal, Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Novara, Italy
17.6Elevated to CardinalFederico SanseverinoCardinal, Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Novara, Italy
Aug58.6ResignedJean Bilhères de Lagraulas, O.S.B. †Coadjutor BishopCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lombez, France
3 Aug86.6Elevated to CardinalMaffeo Gherardi, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
11 Aug61.6ElectedRodrigo de BorjaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26 AugAppointedGuglielmo BrunoBishop of Andros, Greece
61.7InstalledRodrigo de BorjaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
37.5ResignedAscanio Maria SforzaCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Administrator of Pavia, Italy
28 Aug42.7DiedPietro de LunaArchbishop of Messina, Italy
31 Aug58.7AppointedGirolamo Basso Della RovereCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Macerata, Italy
AppointedGiacomo BreuquetBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
DiedPierre CadoetArchbishop of Bourges, France
AppointedGuillaume de CambrayArchbishop of Bourges, France
46.7AppointedJuan de Borja Lanzol de RomaníCardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
46.7Elevated to CardinalJuan de Borja Lanzol de RomaníCardinal, Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
17.0AppointedCésar de BorjaArchbishop of Valencia, SpainFormer Archbishop-Elect
46.7AppointedGiovanni MichielCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
70.7AppointedGiovanni Battista SavelliAdministrator of Mallorca, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
37.5AppointedAscanio Maria SforzaAdministrator of Eger, HungaryCardinal, Administrator of Pavia, Italy
14 Sep86.7DiedMaffeo Gherardi, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
22 SepDiedPeter CourtenayBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
OctDiedAngelo PechinoliBishop of Civita Castellana e Orte, Italy
1 Oct60.8AppointedOliver KingBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
32.8AppointedWilliam Smyth (Smith)Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great BritainBishop of Lincoln, England, Great Britain
8 OctAppointedMartin Johann LintfariBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
AppointedAdello PiccolominiBishop of Sovana (Soana), Italy
18 OctInstalledJean de RelyBishop of Angers, France
22 OctDiedSimon van den BorchBishop of Reval (Rewel), Estonia
29 OctAppointedEnrico Bruno, O.P. †Bishop of Civita Castellana e Orte, ItalyArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
17 NovBornSimone Pasqua (di Negro)TaggiaCardinal, Bishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
18 NovOrdained BishopMartin Johann LintfariBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
25 Nov31.1Ordained BishopRuprecht Pfalzgraf Simmer von Bayern de RheinBishop of Regensburg, Germany
3 Dec29.9AppointedThomas SavageBishop of Rochester, England, Great BritainArchbishop of York, England, Great Britain
10 Dec26.0AppointedCosimo de’ PazziBishop of Oloron (Oloron-Sainte-Marie), FranceArchbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
29 Dec38.0AppointedJuan LópezBishop of Perugia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy

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