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The Year of Our Lord 1558

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownAppointedAlonso Cristóbal ArguelladaAuxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
DiedCésar des BourguignonsBishop of Limoges, France
BornTroiano Bozzuto, C.O. †NapoliBishop of Capri, Italy
BornJoăo de BragançaEvoraBishop of Viseu, Portugal
DiedAmbroise Buttigeg, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hauara
DiedGiovanni Antonio CarafaBishop of Venafro, Italy
DiedLucas CeratusAuxiliary Bishop of Parma, Italy
Ordained BishopAntonio Corrionero de BabilafuenteBishop of Almería, Spain
62.0ResignedBonaventura Fauni-Pio, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMarco Agrippa DandiniBishop of Jesi, Italy
AppointedBernard d’ElbčneBishop of Lodčve, FranceBishop of Nîmes, France
Ordained BishopAndrés de la CuestaBishop of León, Spain
BornAntonio de DominisArbenBishop of Senj, Croatia
BornJuan Fernández ValdiviesoBishop-Elect of Valladolid, Spain
DiedFigliuccio de FigliucciBishop of Chiusi, Italy
55.0AppointedAntonio de Fonseca, O.S.A. †Patriarch of West Indies, SpainBishop Emeritus of Pamplona, Spain
BornAntonio Gallart TraginerValenciaBishop of Vic, Spain
SelectedAlexander GordonArchbishop (Personal Title) of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
BornFrancisco González Zárate (de Gamarra)GamarraBishop of Ávila, Spain
DiedAndrea GrimaldiBishop of Nebbio, France
Ordained BishopFrancisco Guaresma, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tanger, Morocco
38.4AppointedVincenzo Giustiniani, O.P. †Master General of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Sabina
30.3Ordained PriestJohn Lesley (Leslie)PriestBishop of Coutances, France
24.0Ordained PriestLuis López de Solís, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
BornLanfranco MargottiParmaCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
BornFelipe MarimónCervera del MaestreBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
DiedFrançois de MaunyArchbishop of Bordeaux, France
ResignedGiovanni Domenico MoriconiBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedBartolomeo OrsucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
BornLuis Pereira de MirandaBishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
BornJuan Pérez de Espinosa, O.F.M. †Castilla la Vieja, SpainBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
AppointedJorge de Santa Luzia, O.P. †Bishop of Malacca, Singapore
AppointedChristoph SchlattlBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
DiedAlexander ScutarinusBishop of Tinos, Greece
BornGabriel Sora AguerriZaragozaBishop of Albarracin, Spain
BornFerdinando TavernaMilanoCardinal, Bishop of Novara, Italy
BornPaolo Tolosa, C.R. †NaplesArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
BornHector ValladaresBishop of Ceuta, Spain
63.1SelectedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Verden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
63.1SelectedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgArchbishop of Bremen (and Hamberg), GermanyArchbishop-Elect
BornJuan Venido Castilla, O.F.M. †Medina de Río SecoBishop of Orense, Spain
49.0Ordained BishopGregor VirneburgTitular Bishop of AzotusAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
ResignedGirolamo ZacconiBishop of Strongoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 Jan37.3ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
22 Jan71.1DiedChristoph von Braunschweig-LüneburgArchbishop of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
4 FebAppointedJorge Temudo, O.P. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
17 Feb62.1DiedHieronymus MeittingBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
27 Feb55.2Ordained BishopBartolomé de Carranza y Miranda, O.P. †Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
3 MarDiedLuca GauricoBishop Emeritus of Civitate (Cittŕ or Civita), Italy
8 Mar56.3DiedPietro Bertani, O.P. †Cardinal, Bishop of Fano, Italy
23 Mar33.9AppointedPietro Fauno CostacciaroBishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop of Vigevano, Italy
AppointedSébastien de L’AubespineBishop of Limoges, France
39.2AppointedPedro LeităoBishop of Săo Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
AppointedPierre de MarcillyBishop of Autun, France
25 MarDiedAnastasio Umberto Dandini, O.S.B. †Bishop of Imola, Italy
63.2DiedGirolamo DoriaCardinal, Administrator of Tarragona, Spain
26 Mar47.2Ordained PriestBl. Paul Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
Apr75.3DiedWilliam Peto, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Bishop of Salisbury, England, Great Britain
4 AprDiedClaude DodieuBishop of Rennes, France
14 Apr58.3DiedMelchior Zobel von GiebelstadtBishop of Würzburg, Germany
21 AprResignedBaltasar de Heredia, O.P. †Archbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
MayDiedBartolomeo AlbaniArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
15 MayDiedVittore SoranzoBishop of Bergamo, Italy
21 MayDiedWilliam GlynBishop of Bangor, Wales, Great Britain
23 MayAppointedFrancisco TomásBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
24 MayDiedFrancisco Roures, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tarragona, Spain
4 JunDiedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
15 JunBornAndreas von Austria (Österreich)BresnitzCardinal, Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedMatteo ZacconiBishop of Strongoli, Italy
18 JunDiedAnton von SchaumbergArchbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
21 Jun63.0DiedFilippo ArchintoArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
22 JunDiedGian Matteo Luchi (di Luca)Bishop of Tropea, Italy
20 JulAppointedAndrea Matteo Acquaviva d’AragonaBishop of Venafro, ItalyArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
56.5AppointedUgo BoncompagniBishop of Vieste, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
59.3AppointedGiovanni Angelo de’ MediciArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
52.6AppointedAntonio ElioTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
SucceededAgostino LippomanoBishop of Verona, Italy
61.6AppointedLuigi LippomanoBishop of Bergamo, Italy
AppointedLupe Martínez LagunillaBishop of Elne, France
AppointedGiulio Pavesi, O.P. †Archbishop of Sorrento, Italy
22 Jul18.6ProfessedAndrés de Ubilla, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Michoacán, México
25 JulOrdained BishopErasmus PagendorferAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
26 JulSelectedJohann Gebhard von MansfeldArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
31 JulOrdained BishopPierre BertrandBishop of Cahors, France
AugDiedJohn HepburnBishop of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain
5 Aug59.6DiedPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
15 AugDiedGeorge DowdallArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
24 AugAppointedAntonio FioribelloBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJohn Hopton, O.P. †Bishop of Norwich, England, Great Britain
AppointedSalvatore PaciniBishop of Chiusi, Italy
SepDiedAndrew Durie, O. Cist. †Bishop of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
6 SepDiedRobert Reid, O. Cist. †Bishop of Orkney (Kirkwall), Scotland, Great Britain
7 SepDiedMaurice GriffithBishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain
15 SepDiedDiego Fernández de Córdoba VelascoBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
OctAppointedFrancis MalletBishop of Salisbury, England, Great BritainBishop-Elect
1 OctDiedDavid PaniterBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
9 OctOrdained BishopPierre de MarcillyBishop of Autun, France
21 OctAppointedDiego Alava EsquivelBishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedFrancisco de Santa María Benavides Velasco, O.S.H. †Bishop of Segovia, Spain
51.8AppointedGaspar Zúńiga AvellanedaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
25 OctBornOttavio BandiniFlorenceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
2 NovDiedPeter Rauch, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
DiedPetrus Rauh, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
4 NovResignedJuan Bautista CampeggioBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
DiedBaltasar de Heredia, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
AppointedAntonio Paragües Castillejo, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Cagliari, Italy
48.8AppointedJan PrzerębskiCoadjutor Archbishop of Gniezno, PolandArchbishop
51.0AppointedFriedrich von WirsbergBishop of Würzburg, Germany
17 Nov58.7DiedReginald PoleCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
28 NovAppointedBaldo FerratiniBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DecDiedJohn ChristophersonBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
8 DecBornFrançois de La RochefoucauldParisCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Senlis, France
16 DecAppointedFilippo de Arighetti, O.F.M. †Bishop of Nebbio, France
18.4AppointedAlfonso CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
68.0AppointedGiovanni Battista ConsiglieriCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
36.0AppointedGiacomo SavelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
23 DecConfirmedMaximilien de BerghesArchbishop of Cambrai, France
50.1ConfirmedBernhard von RaesfeldBishop of Münster, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
24 DecDiedDomenico SommaBishop of Bisignano, Italy

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