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The Year of Our Lord 1556

Bishop Events

July to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Jul27.5AppointedUrban SagstetterBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 JulOrdained BishopJérôme BourgoisBishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, FranceBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopPeter Wall, O.P. †Bishop of Clonmacnoise, Ireland
6 Jul39.2AppointedCarlo CarafaAdministrator of (Saint-Bertrand de) Comminges, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
AppointedAmand de FoixBishop of Mâcon, FranceBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedErcole GonzagaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria NuovaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
DiedJohann Nopel (Sr.)Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
28.5AppointedGianfrancesco SanseverinoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedCuthbert ScottBishop of Chester, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohn WhiteBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
7 JulDiedDiego Fernández de Villalán, O.F.M. †Bishop of Almería, Spain
17 JulAppointedGaspare VivianiBishop of Sitia, GreeceBishop of Anagni, Italy
21 JulAppointedGentien de Bussy d’AmboiseBishop of Tarbes, France
22 Jul27.5InstalledUrban SagstetterBishop of Gurk, Austria
27 Jul64.5ResignedJean du BellayBishop of Le Mans, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
25.7AppointedCharles d’AngennesCardinal, Bishop of Le Mans, France
11 AugDiedGeorge DayBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
21 Aug65.6DiedNikolaus SchienenAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
23 Aug44.6Ordained BishopFrancisco Blanco SalcedoBishop of Orense, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
28 AugBornCarlo ContiCardinal, Bishop of Ancona e Numana, Italy
DiedRafael UbacBishop of Elne, France
31 AugDiedRobert de CroyBishop of Cambrai, France
2 SepDiedAntonio Simeoni (Menecussis), O.S.B. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
4 Sep52.6AppointedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
6 Sep61.0DiedJuan Bernal Díaz de LucoBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
10 Sep38.6SelectedMaximilien de BerghesBishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop of Cambrai, France
14 Sep52.6Ordained BishopSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
Ordained BishopSigismondo SaracenoArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
24 Sep45.7DiedAdolf von SchauenburgArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27 SepDiedFrançois de DintevilleBishop of Auxerre, France
27.7DiedFriedrich von Schleswig-HolsteinBishop-Elect of Hildesheim, Germany
28 SepAppointedFrançois de NoaillesBishop of Acqs (Dax), FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedJean-Baptiste Raimbaud de SimianeBishop of Vence, FranceBishop Emeritus of Apt, France
4 Oct42.4Ordained BishopFrançois de Beaucaire de PéguillonBishop of Metz, FranceBishop Emeritus
71.7AppointedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Auxerre, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
11 Oct53.7Ordained BishopWolfgang von ClosenBishop of Passau, Germany
36.7Ordained BishopMartin Herkules RettingerBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
26 OctSelectedAnton von SchaumbergArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
30 Oct32.8AppointedJohann DelphiusAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
32.8AppointedJohann DelphiusTitular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
AppointedFrancesco FranchiniBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
5 NovDiedCristoforo SpiritiPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
ResignedGiovanni Battista SpiritiCoadjutor Bishop-Elect of Cesena, Italy
9 NovDiedJuan Fernández TemiñoBishop of León, Spain
14 Nov53.2DiedGiovanni Della CasaArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
22 Nov36.1AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
25 NovBornJacques Davy du PerronCardinal, Archbishop of Sens, France
27 NovConfirmedDominic TirreyBishop of Cork and Cloyne, Ireland
6 DecOrdained BishopJoão de PortugalBishop of Guarda, Portugal
16 Dec56.4AppointedFilippo ArchintoArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
AppointedGabriele CesaniBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
47.3ResignedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy

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