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The Year of Our Lord 1537

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedGerolamo AcciabiancaBishop of Nusco, Italy
ResignedLópe AlarcónBishop of Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedDavid Arnot, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
DiedBartolomeo AveroldiBishop of Rethymo, Greece
43.0AppointedDavid BeatonCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop
DiedSilvestro BenedettiBishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
51.0ResignedTomás de Berlanga, O.P. †Bishop of PanamáBishop Emeritus
DiedVincenzo Boccaferro, O.S.B. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
DiedGalcerán Cassanyach, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
DiedBartolomeo CesiBishop of Narni, Italy
ResignedAndrea CornaroArchbishop of Split (Spalato), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
BornJean-Pierre d’AbadieBishop of Lescar, France
DiedGuido de’ MediciArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
AppointedJean de DominisBishop of Senj, Croatia
BornJean Doroz (Dorotheus), O. Cist. †Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
DiedSimeone de’ VernacoliBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
BornIppolito Fabiani, O.S.A. †Bishop of Civita Castellana e Orte, Italy
AppointedJuan FalcoTitular Bishop of Spiga(z) (or Pegae)
16.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
DiedVito FerratoBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
ResignedGaspar FloresAuxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop of Salpi (Salapia), Italy
BornGiovanni FontanaBishop of Ferrara, Italy
BornGilbert Génébrard, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Aix, France
DiedBernardo Gentile, O.P. †Bishop of Bosa, Italy
42.0ResignedGiovanni Matteo GibertiApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyBishop of Verona, Italy
BornAnnibale GrassiBishop Emeritus of Faenza, Italy
BornAntonio Maria GrazianiBishop of Amelia, Italy
DiedHermolaus de Hermolais, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop-Elect of Modruš, Croatia
BornJean de L’AubespineBishop of Orléans, France
DiedPhilippe de LévisBishop of Mirepoix, France
BornStefano Lusignano, O.P. †Bishop of Nemosia (Limasol), Greece
47.0Ordained BishopMiguel Maiques Pérez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of TarsusBishop of Ales e Terralba, Italy
20.0DiedGiulio MastrogiudiceBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
BornJean Louis Pallavicino CevaBishop of Nice, France
DiedAngelo PappacodaBishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
ResignedGiacomo PellegriniBishop of Fondi (Fundi), ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedPietro PetrucciBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
BornAntoine Pichot, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saluzzo, Italy
BornLorenzo PriuliCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
DiedGiannotto PucciBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
77.0DiedDiego Ramírez de FuenlealBishop of Cuenca, Spain
DiedJaime de Rich, O.S.B. †Bishop of Elne, France
BornGaspare SilingardiBishop of Modena, Italy
AppointedLorenzo Spada, O.F.M. Conv. †Minister General of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
DiedLouis de Tenodoro (Tonneriae)Bishop Emeritus of Poitiers, France
ResignedZaccaria TrevisaniBishop of Hvar (Lesina), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedGirolamo VeralloApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
DiedTamás ZalaháziBishop of Eger, Hungary
DiedMichele ZonoBishop of Kisamos (Cisamo), Greece
JanBornGirolamo RusticucciCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
8 Jan69.0ResignedMarino Ascanio CaraccioloBishop of Catania, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedNicola Maria CaraccioloBishop of Catania, Italy
AppointedRené de RoulliéBishop of Senlis, France
52.0AppointedAgostino TrivulzioAdministrator of Grasse, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
38.0AppointedVicente Valverde Alvarez, O.P. †Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
15 Jan13.0AppointedRodrigo Luis de Borja y de Castro-PinósCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
60.5AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
49.3AppointedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteCardinal-Priest of San VitalePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
53.2AppointedGasparo ContariniCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
71.0AppointedEnnio FilonardiCardinal-Priest of Sant’Angelo in PescheriaCardinal, Administrator of Montefeltro, Italy
AppointedCristoforo GiacobazziCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
44.0AppointedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal-Priest of San Matteo in MerulanaCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
AppointedAntonio PellegriniBishop of Toul, France
36.8AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Deacon of Santi Nereo ed AchilleoCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
59.5AppointedJacopo SadoletoCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Bishop of Carpentras, France
20 Jan43.4DiedAndrea Matteo PalmieriCardinal, Administrator of Policastro, Italy
21 JanBornAntonmaria SalviatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
22 JanOrdained BishopHugh O’CervallenBishop of Clogher, IrelandBishop Emeritus
25 Jan57.0AppointedGirolamo Ghinucci {Ginucci}Cardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Bishop of Worcester, England, Great Britain
26 JanAppointedNicolás de AragónBishop of Bosa, Italy
AppointedJohannes BischopinckAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedJohannes BischopinckTitular Bishop of ConenAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
31 JanAppointedPedro FloresBishop of Gaeta, Italy
FebDiedGeorge de Athequa, O.P. †Bishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
7 Feb47.0AppointedGiovanni Vincenzo Acquaviva d’AragonaCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
12 FebDiedPedro González MansoBishop of Osma, Spain
18 FebOrdained BishopPietro DurantiBishop of Termoli, Italy
20 FebAppointedPaul SperatoBishop of Pomesania (Pomezania), Poland
26 FebAppointedJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bayeux, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
5 MarAppointedFabrizio ArcellaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedBerardo BongiovanniBishop of Camerino, Italy
44.1ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Camerino, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
11.0AppointedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaAdministrator of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
6 MarAppointedAngelo Pasquali, O.P. †Bishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
14 MarAppointedGiovanni Angelo PeregriniBishop of Fondi (Fundi), ItalyBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
AprOrdained BishopBerardo BongiovanniBishop of Camerino, Italy
2 AprOrdained BishopNicolás de AragónBishop of Bosa, Italy
8 AprOrdained BishopBaldo FerratiniBishop of Lipari, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Amelia, Italy
46.7Ordained BishopJuan Lopez de ZárateBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
59.2Ordained BishopFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
11 Apr48.7AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Bishop of Burgos, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
57.2AppointedAntonio del Aguila Vela y PazBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
AppointedJoão de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Goa, India
63.2AppointedAngelo ColocciCoadjutor Bishop of Nocera Umbra, ItalyBishop
44.2ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Montepeloso, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
37.2AppointedPedro Fernández ManriqueCardinal, Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedAgostino GonzagaArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
49.2ResignedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
AppointedAntonio Guevara Noroña, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
AppointedFranz KatzianerBishop of Ljubljana (Laybach; Laibach), Slovenia
48.7AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
AppointedPietro QueriniBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
AppointedBernardo TempestiniBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
14 AprAppointedLuis Cabeza de VacaBishop of Palencia, Spain
15 AprOrdained BishopAngelo Pasquali, O.P. †Bishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
17 AprDiedAntoine DuboisBishop of Béziers, France
20 AprAppointedTheodore Petit, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, France
AppointedTheodore Petit, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of TiberiasAuxiliary Bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, France
AppointedMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
AppointedMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
27 AprAppointedJuan FonsecaBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
1 May63.3SucceededAngelo ColocciBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
DiedGuarino Favorino, O.S.B. †Bishop of Nocera Umbra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 MayOrdained BishopMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
10 May54.8DiedAndrzej KrzyckiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
14 MayAppointedNicolas de VegliaBishop of Syros (e Milos), Greece
18 MayAppointedCarlo AragonaArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
BornGuido Luca FerreroCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
27 May24.4Ordained BishopGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaBishop of Bologna, Italy
63.4Ordained BishopAngelo ColocciBishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
28 May62.5ResignedLorenzo CampeggioAdministrator of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
24.4AppointedGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaBishop of Bologna, Italy
38.4AppointedPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
31 May64.8AppointedNikolaus von Schönberg, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
Jun53.6Ordained PriestGasparo ContariniPriestCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
10 JunOrdained BishopRoland de Burgo (Burke)Bishop of Clonfert, Ireland
13 JunAppointedJean de LettesBishop of Béziers, FranceBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
AppointedAntonio de LunelBishop of Ravello, ItalyBishop of Gaeta, Italy
17 Jun16.6AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Bitonto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
Ordained BishopJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
19 JunDiedJohn KiteBishop of Carlisle, England, Great Britain
20 JunAppointedAntonio Calcena, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
60.9AppointedGian Pietro CarafaArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedDenys Auxiliary Bishop of Sées {Séez}, France
AppointedDenys Titular Bishop of AbelonAuxiliary Bishop of Sées {Séez}, France
AppointedFrançois GaetaAuxiliary Bishop of Genève {Geneva}, Switzerland
AppointedFrançois GaetaTitular Bishop of BerytusAuxiliary Bishop of Genève {Geneva}, Switzerland
39.1AppointedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Lyon, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedGiovanni SimonettaBishop of Lodi, Italy
62.4ResignedGiacomo SimonettaBishop of Lodi, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
24 JunDiedMario MaffeiBishop of Cavaillon, France
26 Jun31.5AppointedErcole GonzagaAdministrator of Tarazona, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
27 JunAppointedGiacomo Antonio Ferduzzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
AppointedJacques Leroy de Chavigny, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Bourges, France
AppointedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
AppointedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
50.3ResignedJohannes von LupfenBishop-Elect of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
48.4ResignedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Archbishop of Bourges, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
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