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The Year of Our Lord 1539

Bishop Events

January to June

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedFrancesco Antonio BalduinoBishop 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
BornSinolfo BenciBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
BornCesare BenedettiBishop of Pesaro, Italy
DiedBenedetto , O. Cist. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
69.0RemovedRobert Blyth, O.S.B. †Bishop of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio Calcena, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
27.0Ordained BishopNicola Maria CaraccioloBishop of Catania, Italy
DiedRodrigo CarvajalBishop of Foligno, Italy
DiedAntoine de CastelnauBishop of Tarbes, France
DiedQuintin Cogly, O.P. †Bishop of Dromore, Ireland
DiedMichel d’ArandiaBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France
DiedValentino d’Apreja (De Apreis)Bishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
BornPedro de Azuaga, O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Santiago de Chile
SelectedAlexander Devereux, O. Cist. †Bishop of Ferns, Ireland
20.0Ordained PriestMichael DornvogelPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestGyörgy DraškovićPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
DiedGirolamo FilangheriBishop of Tricarico, Italy
52.0DiedSimone de GaleottiBishop of Squillace, Italy
DiedPrincisvalle de GennaroBishop of Nicotera, 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 LambrechtBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
BornLelio LandiBishop of Nardò, Italy
ResignedLouis LemaendautBishop-Elect of Glandèves, FranceFormer Bishop-Elect
77.0ResignedYves Mahyeuc (Mayeu), O.P. †Bishop of Rennes, FranceBishop Emeritus
ResignedGuy de Montmiral, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Meaux, France
DiedBonaventura Engelbertz van Oldenzeel, O.F.M. Obs. †Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
ResignedGerolamo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJános Ország de GuthBishop of Vác, Hungary
BornLorenzo Asensio Otaduy AvendañoBishop of Ávila, Spain
BornFantino PetrignaniArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza, Italy
BornSarkis Rizzi el-BkoufaniPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
BornPedro Rojas Henríques, O.S.A. †Bishop of Osma, Spain
DiedGiacomo SedatiBishop of Larino, Italy
45.6AppointedGirolamo Seripando, O.E.S.A. †Superior General of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
ResignedLaurent SerristoriBishop-Elect of Bitetto, ItalyFormer Bishop-Elect
BornJan Dymitr SolikowskiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
BornJuan TerésArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
DiedVincenzo TorelliBishop-Elect of Lesina, Italy
BornPietro UsimbardiBishop of Arezzo, 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
17 JanBornLouis Michel d’EsneBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
18 Jan59.0DiedJuan ReinaBishop of Pamplona, Spain
7 Feb42.0AppointedLuigi LippomanoCoadjutor Bishop of Verona, ItalyBishop of Bergamo, Italy
9 Feb69.1DiedIver MunkBishop Emeritus of Ribe, Denmark
13 FebBornStephan WeberAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
14 Feb45.1SucceededDavid BeatonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
66.1DiedJames BeatonArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
15 FebDiedMichele Fortini, O.P. †Bishop 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
AppointedMichael Vehe, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Acre (or Ptolomais)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Halberstadt, Germany
Mar37.1Ordained BishopAlfonso de FuenmayorBishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
4 Mar51.1ResignedMarino 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
AppointedLuigi SerristoriBishop of Bitetto, Italy
19 Mar38.7AppointedFilippo ArchintoBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
AppointedPompeo BelvitaniBishop of Castelnuovo (Saint André), Croatia
43.2ConfirmedFriedrich NauseaCoadjutor Bishop of Wien, AustriaBishop
AppointedFrancesco OrsiniBishop of Tricarico, ItalyFormer Bishop-Elect
45.2AppointedLeonardo TornabuoniBishop of Ajaccio, France
21 MarOrdained BishopGiovanni Rinaldi MontorioBishop of Narni, Italy
24 Mar59.2ResignedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudèveAdministrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
16.2AppointedJacques de Castelnau de Clermont-LodèveBishop of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières, France
AppointedAnnibale MazochiniAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
AppointedAnnibale MazochiniTitular Bishop of CitrusAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
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
1 Apr34.2Ordained BishopFabio ColonnaBishop of Aversa, Italy
Ordained BishopBernardo SancioBishop of L’Aquila, Italy
5 Apr24.2Ordained PriestAntoine Caracciolo, C.R.S.A. †Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Troyes, France
BornSebastian HaidlaufAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
8 Apr35.2Ordained 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
AppointedPietro Paolo (Giampaolo) de Thisis (da Pisa)Bishop of Acerra, Italy
AppointedJean de JolyBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
24 AprDiedJacques de SillyBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
25 AprOrdained BishopPankraz von SinzenhofenBishop of Regensburg, Germany
27 Apr70.3DiedStanisław OleśnickiBishop of Poznań, Poland
28 AprAppointedJohann Thiel, O. Praem. †Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
AppointedJohann Thiel, O. Praem. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis in PalaestinaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
MayDiedJacques AmelinBishop of Tulle, France
7 May27.3AppointedWilliam CunninghamBishop of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
21 May55.3AppointedPedro Alvarez de AcostaBishop of Osma, Spain
40.8AppointedHernando de Aragón, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
54.1AppointedBernhard von Cles (Clesio)Administrator of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
61.3AppointedGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
50.8AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Bishop of Pamplona, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
30 MayAppointedJános BarlabássyBishop of Csanád, Hungary
69.4AppointedStjepan BrodarićBishop of Vác, Hungary
32.4AppointedJuan Bautista (Giovanni Battista) CampeggioBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
AppointedFranz Frangipane, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Eger, HungaryArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
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
AppointedIvan Statilić (Statilio)Bishop of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, Romania
AppointedMartín Tristán CalveteBishop of Oviedo, Spain
56.4AppointedFernando ValdésBishop of León, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
JunDiedPietro Prisco GuglielmucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
9 Jun13.4AppointedNicolas DanguBishop of Sées {Séez}, FranceBishop of Mende, France
AppointedJános EszékiBishop of Pécs, Hungary
64.4AppointedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. Obs. †Administrator of Acerno, ItalyCardinal, Former Administrator
15 JunAppointedPierre du Rosel, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Orléans, France
AppointedPierre du Rosel, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Orléans, France
16 JunAppointedPierre du ChastelBishop of Tulle, FranceBishop of Orléans, France
AppointedRichard Hogan, O.F.M. †Bishop of Clonmacnoise, IrelandBishop-Elect
AppointedHumbert Iserand, O.S.B. †Bishop of Glandèves, France
AppointedEugene MagennisBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
AppointedWilliam MaginBishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop-Elect
19 Jun47.4DiedChristoph Marschalk zu PappenheimBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
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