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The Year of Our Lord 1539

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornOttavio AccoramboniGubbioArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino, Italy
DiedFrancesco Antonio BalduiniBishop of Alessano, Italy
DiedAngelo BarettaBishop of Capri, Italy
68.6Ordained PriestPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Priest of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of JerusalemCardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
DiedBenedetto , O. Cist. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
DiedRobert Blyth, O.S.B. †Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
ResignedPaulus BorgasiusBishop of Nemosia (Limasol), GreeceBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio Calcena, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
DiedRodrigo CarvajalBishop of Foligno, Italy
DiedAntoine de CastelnauBishop of Tarbes, France
DiedValentino d’Apreja (De Apreis)Bishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
BornPedro de Azuaga, O.F.M. †Azuaga, SpainBishop-Elect of Santiago de Chile
BornEberhard von DienheimBishop of Speyer, Germany
Ordained PriestMichael DornvogelPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestGyörgy DraskovicsPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
DiedPietro DuranteBishop of Termoli, Italy
BornBartolomeo FerreroMondoviBishop of Aosta, Italy
AppointedChristoph Fuchs von FuchsbergBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
DiedTroiano GesualdoArchbishop of Conza, Italy
DiedBaldassarre Caetano de GrassiBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
DiedBernardo Jordán, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lérida, Spain
BornMathias LambrechtSint-LaureinsBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
ResignedGuy de Montmiral, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Megara
DiedBonaventura Engelbertz van Oldenzeel, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
ResignedGerolamo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornLorenzo Asensio Otaduy AvendañoOñateBishop of Ávila, Spain
BornSarkis Rizzi el-BkoufaniPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
DiedGiacomo SedatiBishop of Larino, Italy
45.7AppointedGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Superior General of Order of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
DiedVincenzo TorelliBishop of Lesina, Italy
5 Jan59.0Ordained BishopVasco de QuirogaBishop of Michoacán, México
12 Jan35.0Ordained PriestJorge de AustriaPriestBishop of Liège, Belgium
15 JanDiedFadrique de Portugal Noreña, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
18 Jan59.0DiedJuan ReinaBishop of Pamplona, Spain
7 Feb42.1AppointedLuigi LippomanoCoadjutor Bishop of Verona, ItalyBishop of Bergamo, Italy
13 FebBornStephan WeberErfurtAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
14 Feb45.1SucceededDavid BeatonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
DiedJames BeatonArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
15 FebDiedMichele FortiniBishop of Lanciano, Italy
21 Feb54.1AppointedAgostino TrivulzioAdministrator of Brugnato, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Adriano al Foro
AppointedMichael Vehe, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
Mar37.2Ordained BishopAlfonso de FuenmayorBishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
4 Mar51.2ResignedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Città di Castello, ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
5 Mar29.5Elevated to CardinalIppolito d’Este (II)Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
AppointedAlessandro Stefano Filodori, O.P. †Bishop of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.9ResignedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Bitetto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
19 Mar43.7AppointedFilippo ArchintoBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
DiedGerolamo FalinghieriBishop of Tricarico, Italy
43.2ConfirmedFriedrich NauseaCoadjutor Bishop of Wien, AustriaBishop
SucceededFrancesco OrsiniBishop of Tricarico, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedLeonardo TornabuoniBishop of Ajaccio, France
24 Mar59.2ResignedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudèveAdministrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
30 MarAppointedJuan de Urteaga, O.S.H. †Bishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop-Elect
AprDiedMichael Vehe, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Halberstadt, Germany
5 Apr24.3Ordained PriestAntoine Caracciolo, C.R.S.A. †Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Troyes, France
BornSebastian HaidlaufMeßkirchAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
8 Apr35.3Ordained BishopJorge de AustriaArchbishop of Valencia, SpainBishop of Liège, Belgium
10 AprDiedAlvaro Osorio, O.P. †Bishop of Astorga, Spain
13 Apr27.2Ordained BishopHenrique de PortugalArchbishop of Braga, PortugalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Évora, Portugal
14 AprAppointedRobert Cairncross, O.S.A. †Bishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
21 Apr62.3ResignedGianvincenzo CarafaAdministrator of Acerra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedGiampaolo da PisaBishop of Acerra, Italy
27 Apr70.3DiedStanisław OleśnickiBishop of Poznań, Poland
7 May27.3AppointedWilliam CunninghamBishop of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great BritainFormer Bishop-Elect
21 May55.4AppointedPedro Alvarez de AcostaBishop of Osma, Spain
40.8AppointedHernando de Aragón, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
54.2AppointedBernhard von Cles (Clesio)Administrator of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
61.4AppointedGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
50.9AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Bishop of Pamplona, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
30 MayAppointedJuan Bautista CampeggioBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedGyörgi Martinuzzi, O.S.P.P.E. †Cardinal, Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
AppointedGian Vincenzo MicheliBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
AppointedMartín Tristán CalveteBishop of Oviedo, Spain
56.4AppointedFernando ValdésBishop of León, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
JunDiedPietro Prisco GuglielmucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
9 Jun64.4AppointedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. †Administrator of Acerno, ItalyCardinal, Former Administrator
13 Jun47.4DiedChristoph Marschalk zu PappenheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
16 JunAppointedEugene MagennisBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
26 Jun35.6AppointedMoritz von HuttenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
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