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The Year of Our Lord 1517

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedBernardo CatagnanoBishop of Malta
DiedAlessio Celadoni di CeladoniaBishop of Molfetta, Italy
DiedJuan Corona, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Albanen
ResignedAndrea CurialeBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), ItalyBishop Emeritus
39.0AppointedAmanieu d’AlbretAdministrator of Pamplona, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
DiedAntonio de CaroBishop of Nardò, Italy
DiedSimone de NorBishop of Andria, Italy
54.0Ordained PriestAntoine du PratPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Sens, France
BornJakob ElinerBregenzAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
BornVincenzo Ercolano (Herculani), O.P. †Bishop of Perugia, Italy
61.0AppointedNiccolò FieschiAdministrator of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
61.0AppointedNiccolò FieschiAdministrator of Andria, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
ResignedGiosuè de GaetaBishop of Ascoli Satriano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
38.0AppointedAdrien Gouffier de BoissyCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Administrator of Albi, France
55.9AppointedDomenico GrimaniAdministrator of Ceneda, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
BornGerard van GroesbeeckHasseltCardinal, Bishop of Liège, Belgium
DiedAngelo Antonio GuilianiBishop of Termoli, Italy
AppointedJohn HepburnBishop of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain
DiedAngelo LeoniniArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
BornBenedetto LomelliniGenoaCardinal, Bishop of Anagni, Italy
BornBartolomé Martinez Menacho y Mesa (Mechado)Torre de Miguel Sesmero, SpainArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
BornGiulio MastrogiudiceBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
ResignedChristoforo MagnacuriusBishop of Polignano (Polinianum), ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJerome de MontagnaArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
DiedZaccaria de MorisBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
AppointedCristoforo Numai, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Administrator of Alatri, Italy
DiedJuan Ortega Bravo de la LagunaBishop of Coria, Spain
ResignedGiovanni Battista OrsiniBishop of Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAndrés de Oviedo, S.J. †Illescas, SpainPatriarch of Ethiopia
SucceededGian Giorgio PaleologoBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedNicolò Antonio Pesci (Piscibus)Bishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedFilippo PorcelliBishop of Teramo, Italy
AppointedMarco Antonio PrioldoBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
ResignedJuan RequesénsBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni Antonio de RogeriisBishop of Ostuni, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Ruffo de TheodoliApostolic Administrator of Pamplona, SpainArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
BornOtto von SchaumbergBishop-Elect of Hildesheim, Germany
AppointedJuan de SepúlvedaTitular Archbishop of CorinthusBishop Emeritus of Malta
63.6AppointedFrancesco SoderiniAdministrator of Anagni, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
BornWojciech Staroźrebski SobiejuskiBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
DiedBernardino de TebaldeschiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
DiedRoberto TibaldeschiBishop of Civitate (Città or Civita), Italy
10 JanAppointedThomas FowlerAuxiliary Bishop of Hereford, England, Great Britain
19 Jan55.9ResignedDomenico GrimaniPatriarch of Aquileia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
29.0AppointedMarino GrimaniPatriarch of Aquileia, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
28 Jan16.6AppointedErnst von BayernApostolic Administrator of Passau, Germany
4 FebAppointedLuis MartianoBishop of Tui, Spain
5 FebDiedBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
11 FebAppointedGeorge de Athequa, O.P. †Bishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
42.1AppointedJuan de Witte Hoos (Ubite), O.P. †Bishop of Baracoa (All Cuba), CubaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
AppointedLudovico PlatamoneBishop of Sarno, ItalyBishop of Siracusa, Italy
55.1ResignedFrancisco de RemolinsAdministrator of Sarno, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
12 FebBornLuigi CornaroVenice, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
17 FebBornAntonio AgustínZaragoza, SpainArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
18 Feb38.7AppointedGiulio de’ MediciAdministrator of Bitonto, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedFelipe de UrríesTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaCoadjutor Bishop of Huesca, Spain
26 FebAppointedGiovanni Brainfort, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Lydda
27 Feb38.8ResignedGiulio de’ MediciAdministrator of Bitonto, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGiacomo OrsiniBishop of Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
Mar39.0SelectedChristoph von StadionCoadjutor Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyBishop
3 Mar44.2ResignedSisto Gara della Rovere (Franciotti)Administrator of Lucca, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
4 Mar53.2AppointedLeonardo Grosso della RovereBishop of Lucca, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Agen, France
8 MarOrdained BishopGeorge de Athequa, O.P. †Bishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
44.2DiedSisto Gara della Rovere (Franciotti)Cardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
9 Mar35.2AppointedMarco CornaroBishop of Padova {Padua}, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
53.2AppointedLeonardo Grosso della RovereCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Agen, France
53.2ResignedLeonardo Grosso della RovereBishop of Lucca, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Agen, France
55.8AppointedRaffaele Sansone RiarioAdministrator of Lucca, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
AppointedFelipe de UrríesCoadjutor Bishop of Huesca, Spain
15 Mar90.2DiedJaime Serra i CauCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
16 Mar55.2AppointedFrancisco de RemolinsCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
23 MarAppointedValentino d’Apreja (De Apreis)Bishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
29 MarBornCarlo CarafaNapoli, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
1 Apr57.3Elevated to CardinalAntoine Bohier du Prat, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Bourges, France
19.3Elevated to CardinalGuillaume de CroyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
AppointedGiovanni Francisco de GaetaBishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
58.6AppointedLorenzo PucciAdministrator of Giovinazzo, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
12 Apr73.3DiedHeinrich von LichtenauBishop of Augsburg, Germany
20 AprAppointedSancio de AyerbeBishop of Termoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJuan Cazalla, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Verissa
AppointedAndrea Cibo (Cybo)Bishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
AppointedPietro Giovanni de MelisTitular Bishop of Tiberias
ResignedPietro Giovanni de MelisBishop of Montemarano, ItalyTitular Bishop of Tiberias
AppointedSevero PetrucciBishop of Montemarano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
73.3AppointedFerdinando Ponzetti (Poncetti)Bishop of Molfetta, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
39.1ConfirmedChristoph von StadionBishop of Augsburg, Germany
22 Apr57.3AppointedAmbrogio de Fiandino, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Lamosen
24 Apr39.8AppointedJacopo SadoletoCardinal, Bishop of Carpentras, France
26 Apr33.3Ordained BishopJean d’Orléans-LonguevilleCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse, France
3 May24.3Ordained BishopLouis de Bourbon de Vendôme (II)Bishop of Laon, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
4 MayAppointedCamillo PorzjBishop of Teramo, Italy
10 MayDiedMiguel FigueroaBishop of Patti, Italy
11 May25.7AppointedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Administrator of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
25.7ResignedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Administrator of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
59.4AppointedClaudio di SeysselArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
18 MayAppointedGiovanni Antonio Acquaviva d’AragonaBishop of Lecce, Italy
42.7AppointedLuigi d’AragonaAdministrator of Alessano, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Nardò, Italy
AppointedUgolino MartelliBishop of Narni, Italy
63.9ResignedFrancesco SoderiniAdministrator of Narni, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
25 May57.4InstalledAntoine Bohier du Prat, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bourges, France
19.4InstalledGuillaume de CroyCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
42.7ResignedLuigi d’AragonaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Administrator of Nardò, Italy
31 MayDiedDenis de BarBishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
Ordained BishopAntoine de Vergy (Verzy)Archbishop of Besançon, France
JunDiedAndrew StewartBishop of Caithness, Scotland, Great Britain
1 JunAppointedCristoforo Numai, O.F.M. †Superior General of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Administrator of Alatri, Italy
3 JunAppointedPedro Carmelet, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
AppointedPedro Carmelet, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of UticaAuxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
AppointedThomas Du PratBishop of Clermont, France
11 JunAppointedPedro Carmelet, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of BellineAuxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, Spain
17 Jun42.8AppointedLuigi d’AragonaCardinal, Administrator of Nardò, Italy
22 Jun26.5ResignedAlfonso PetrucciBishop of Massa Marittima, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
56.1ResignedRaffaele Sansone RiarioCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
26 Jun25.8AppointedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
39.1AppointedGiulio de’ MediciCardinal-Priest of San ClementePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
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