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The Year of Our Lord 1508

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedErhard BaumgartnerBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
28.0AppointedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudčveBishop of Senez, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
DiedAngelo CastalsiBishop of Isola, Italy
AppointedMichele ClaudioBishop of Monopoli, Italy
ResignedDenis de BarBishop of Saint-Papoul, FranceBishop Emeritus
35.0AppointedSisto Gara della Rovere (Franciotti)Bishop of Camerino, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
DiedAngelo LacertiBishop of Molfetta, Italy
BornJohann von LeyenAdendorfArchbishop-Elect of Trier, Germany
DiedJoăo LoboBishop of Tanger, Morocco
DiedFabrizio MarlianiBishop of Piacenza, Italy
BornFrancisco Pacheco de Villena (Toledo)Ciudad RodrigoCardinal, Archbishop of Burgos, Spain
BornAlessandro PiccolominiCoadjutor Archbishop of Siena, Italy
Ordained BishopDiego Ribera de ToledoBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop of Segovia, Spain
BornBernardo SalviatiFlorenceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
33.0ResignedFederico SanseverinoAdministrator of Maillezais, FranceCardinal, Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Novara, Italy
BornGeorges de SelveBishop of Lavaur, France
BornHenry SinclairBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
BornJérôme Souchier, O. Cist. †Auvergne, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana
Ordained PriestJohann SpyserPriest of Bamberg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
43.0AppointedZsigmond ThurzoBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
DiedJean Vasseur, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Thérouanne, France
DiedGeorge VausBishop of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
3 Jan69.0ResignedJohann von Eindhoven, C.R.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 JanDiedBonfrancesco ArlottiBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
SucceededGianluca Castellini (del Pozzo)Bishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
10 Jan51.3AppointedBernardino López de Carvajal y SandeAdministrator of Rossano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
25 JanResignedJohannes Gropengeter, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Minden, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
DiedHeinrich von SchaumbergBishop of Minden, Germany
28 JanAppointedMartín Cabeza de Vaca, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
AppointedMartín Cabeza de Vaca, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
7 FebAppointedJohannes von Helmont, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
AppointedChristoforo MagnacuriusBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), ItalyBishop Emeritus
9 Feb52.1DiedKonrad von RietbergBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
12 FebAppointedPietro Matteo d’AquinoBishop of Lecce, Italy
13 FebDiedLudwig von Siegen, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany
18 FebAppointedAntonio Brancaccio (Brancati), O.P. †Bishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
23 FebAppointedFrancesco della RovereBishop of Camerino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
44.2AppointedAndrea Della ValleBishop of Mileto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedJan KonopackiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
24 Feb36.1SelectedErich von Sachsen-LauenburgBishop of Münster, Germany
6 Mar30.2SelectedErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop-Elect
7 MarDiedFabrizio VaranoBishop of Camerino, Italy
15 MarAppointedAntonio LuciferoBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
16 MarBornSebastian von HeusenstammFrankfurtArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
18 Mar51.2DiedAntonio Trivulzio (Sr.), O.C.R.S.A. †Cardinal, Bishop of Como, Italy
AprResignedJohannes BonemilchAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
14 Apr43.3AppointedScaramuccia TrivulzioBishop of Como, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
23 AprDiedGarcía Ramírez Villaescusa, O.S. †Bishop of Oviedo, Spain
May16.3SelectedFranz von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyBishop-Elect
4 MayDiedChristoph Mendel von SteinfelsBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
8 May43.4AppointedBerthold PürstingerBishop of Chiemsee, GermanyBishop Emeritus
12 MayAppointedJames BeatonBishop of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
19 MayDiedAntonio Soriano, O. Cart. †Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
21 May25.4ProfessedGregorio (Giovanni Andrea) Cortese, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, Administrator of Urbino, Italy
5 Jun67.4ResignedFrancisco de BorjaBishop of Teano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Cosenza, Italy
7 JunAppointedSymphorien BullioudBishop of Glandčves, FranceBishop of Soissons, France
AppointedAlessio Celadoni di CeladoniaBishop of Molfetta, Italy
AppointedLodovico ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
AppointedPietro IsvalesAdministrator of Orense, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Pudenziana
38.4AppointedBernardo de Mesa, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Forli, ItalyBishop of Badajoz, Spain
38.4AppointedBernardo de Mesa, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TrinopolisBishop of Badajoz, Spain
5 JulAppointedFrancisco BorjaBishop of Teano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedDavid de Burgo (Burke)Bishop of Clonfert, Ireland
41.6AppointedCosimo de’ PazziArchbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
AppointedDomingo García, O.P. †Bishop of Sapë, Albania
AppointedDomingo García, O.P. †Bishop of Sarda, AlbaniaBishop of Sapë, Albania
7 JulOrdained BishopJohannes von Helmont, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
9 Jul43.5Ordained BishopBerthold PürstingerBishop of Chiemsee, GermanyBishop Emeritus
14 Jul16.5ConfirmedFranz von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyBishop-Elect
23 JulDiedAntonio FerreroCardinal, Bishop of Gubbio, Italy
28 JulDiedRobert BlacaderArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
79.6AppointedMatteo Baldeschi (degli Ubaldi)Bishop of Perugia, Italy
AppointedGuillermo Raimundo Boil, O.S.H. †Bishop of Gerona, Spain
AppointedLudovico ClodioBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
28.6AppointedFederico FregósoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Gubbio, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
31 JulAppointedAntonio TrivulzioBishop of Piacenza, ItalyBishop of Como, Italy
6 AugAppointedEnrique de AragónBishop of Gallipoli, Italy
7 AugDiedFrancesco BrevioBishop of Ceneda, Italy
15 AugOrdained BishopLodovico ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
16 Aug20.6AppointedMarino GrimaniBishop of Ceneda, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
36.6ConfirmedErich von Sachsen-LauenburgBishop of Münster, Germany
1 SepAppointedCharles de BarBishop of Saint-Papoul, France
6 Sep30.7ConfirmedErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop-Elect
ResignedJuan de EspésBishop of Gerona, SpainBishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedJuan Merton, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
AppointedJuan Merton, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of BerytusAuxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
11 Sep35.7AppointedSisto Gara della Rovere (Franciotti)Administrator of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
15 Sep44.7AppointedLeonardo Grosso della RovereCardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Agen, France
46.1DiedJakob von LiebensteinArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
55.3AppointedFrancesco SoderiniCardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
17 Sep52.7AppointedJan ŁaskiCoadjutor Archbishop of Gniezno, PolandArchbishop
18 Sep102.7DiedJorge da CostaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
68.7AppointedRobert SherborneBishop of Chichester, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
22 Sep44.7AppointedChristopher BainbridgeCardinal, Archbishop of York, England, Great Britain
63.7AppointedGuillaume BriçonnetCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Archbishop of Narbonne, France
47.6AppointedDomenico GrimaniCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedCesare LambertiniBishop of Isola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedBernardino López de Carvajal y SandeCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedJohn PennyBishop of Carlisle, England, Great Britain
47.4AppointedRaffaele Sansone RiarioCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
69.7AppointedGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
24 SepDiedFrancesco RiccardiBishop of Pesaro, Italy
25 SepBornFrancisco Mendoza BobadillaCuencaCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
26 Sep52.7DiedGiovanni ColonnaCardinal, Administrator of Rieti, Italy
34.1AppointedLuigi d’AragonaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Administrator of Nardň, Italy
27 Sep40.2SelectedUriel von Gemmingen-MichelfeldArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
Oct40.6AppointedAlessandro FarneseArchpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
6 Oct29.4AppointedPompeo ColonnaBishop of Rieti, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Monreale, Italy
14 OctAppointedAlbertino della RovereBishop of Pesaro, Italy
16 OctAppointedGiacomo AlfaridioBishop of Cittŕ Ducale, Italy
19 Oct66.8DiedHermann von HessenArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
23 OctDiedDiego Ramírez de GuzmánBishop of Catania, Italy
29 OctOrdained BishopJan KonopackiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
9 NovBornBernhard von RaesfeldFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
13 NovSelectedPhilipp von Daun-ObersteinArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
16 NovDiedLodovico ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
17 Nov30.9SelectedErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop of Paderborn, GermanyBishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
58.9AppointedAntonio ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
26 NovAppointedLeonhard Pewerl (Peurl)Bishop of Lavant, SloveniaBishop Emeritus
5 Dec47.6AppointedRaffaele Sansone RiarioAdministrator of Savona, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
21 Dec40.4ConfirmedUriel von Gemmingen-MichelfeldArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
22 DecAppointedMartín Fernández de Angulo Saavedra y LunaBishop of Cartagena (en Espańa)Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedValeriano Ordóńez VillaquiránBishop of Oviedo, Spain
AppointedFadrique de Portugal Noreńa, O.S.B. †Bishop of Segovia, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
AppointedGómez de Toledo SolísBishop of Plasencia, Spain

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