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The Year of Our Lord 1561

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornIńigo Brizuela Artiaga, O.P. †BerlangaBishop Emeritus of Segovia, Spain
BornSebastián Bricianos, O.F.M. †Medina del CampoBishop of Orense, Spain
AppointedClaude BriçonnetBishop of Lodčve, France
BornGregorio Carbonelli, O.M. †PaulaeTitular Bishop of Diocaesarea in Palaestina
BornJeronimo de CarcamoMéxicoBishop of Trujillo, Peru
ResignedTommaso ContuberioBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.0ResignedGeorges d’ArmagnacBishop of Rodez, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
BornSebastiăo de Ascensăo, O.P. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
DiedSebastiano DonatiBishop of Bobbio, Italy
ResignedAlvaro della QuadraBishop of L’Aquila, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFrancisco de Rivera y Pareja, O. de M. †Alcalá de Henares, SpainBishop of Michoacán, México
BornEustache Du LisBishop of Nevers, France
DiedFederico FantuzziBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy
BornLeone Fedeli, O.S.B. †VicomercatiBishop of Lavello, Italy
ResignedAntonio FioribelloBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAfonso Furtado de MendonçaLisboaArchbishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
BornJohann Konrad von GemmingenGemmingenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
ResignedLouis GuillartBishop of Senlis, FranceBishop Emeritus
33.2ResignedLouis de Guise de LorraineBishop of Albi, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
32.0Ordained BishopMarquard von HattsteinBishop of Speyer, Germany
23.4Ordained PriestJohann Eglof von KnöringenPriest of Augsburg, GermanyBishop-Elect
25.0Ordained PriestDavid Kölderer von BurgstallPriest of Regensburg, GermanyBishop
BornFrançois de La GuesleArchbishop of Tours, France
BornJulius LanaBrixiaeBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
BornJuan Llano ValdésBishop of León, Spain
49.0ResignedGiovanni Francesco LottiniBishop of Conversano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGiulio MatteiMonte San SaviniBishop of Bitetto, France
BornJosé de MeloArchbishop of Évora, Portugal
DiedGerolamo Muzzarelli, O.P. †Archbishop of Conza, Italy
ResignedBernard O’Higgins, O.S.A. †Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
BornPedro Ponce de Léon, O.P. †CórdobaBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Spain
DiedGiovanni Francesco PogliascaBishop of La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy
BornJeronimo Quintanilla, O. Cist. †ThomarBishop of Săo Tomé e Príncipe
DiedGerardo RambaldiBishop of Civitate (Cittŕ or Civita), Italy
BornSerafino Rinaldo (de Nuceria), O.P. †NapoliBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
ResignedVincenzo SpinelliBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
37.1ResignedLorenzo StrozziBishop of Béziers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Aix, France
58.0ResignedJean SuauBishop of Mirepoix, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornAntonio SurreduBishop of Ales e Terralba, Italy
58.0ConfirmedFrederik Schenck van ToutenburgArchbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
ResignedEliseo TeodinoBishop of Sora, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.1ConfirmedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
66.1ConfirmedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Verden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
66.1ConfirmedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgArchbishop of Bremen (and Hamberg), GermanyArchbishop-Elect
BornJerónimo Venero LeyvaValladolidArchbishop of Monreale, Italy
BornLope Velasco ValdiviesoPiedrahítaBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
AppointedRomolo de ValentibusBishop of Conversano, Italy
21.9Ordained PriestStephan WeberPriest of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
BornFranciszek ZajerskiPrzemyslAuxiliary Bishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
15 JanAppointedJuan AcuńaBishop of L’Aquila, Italy
AppointedBernardin de Bochetel (Bouchelet)Bishop of Rennes, FranceFormer Bishop-Elect
37.3AppointedCharles Bourbon de VendômeCardinal-Deacon of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
43.9AppointedLuigi CornaroAdministrator of Trogir (Traů), CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
29.6AppointedFederico Cornaro (Sr.), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Bergamo, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
24.0AppointedGerolamo RagazzoniCoadjutor Bishop of Famagusta, CyprusBishop of Bergamo, Italy
AppointedGeorg RiedlAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedGeorg RiedlTitular Bishop of HalmirosAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
AppointedPaweł TarłoArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
AppointedGirolamo Trevisani, O.P. †Bishop of Verona, Italy
46.0ConfirmedJohann Jakob von Kuen-BelasyArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
31 JanAppointedLucio MarantaBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
2 Feb43.1DiedGiovanni Andrea MercurioCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
4 Feb76.1DiedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
14 Feb68.2AppointedSimone Pasqua (di Negro)Cardinal, Bishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
17 Feb46.1Ordained BishopJohann Jakob von Kuen-BelasyArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
20 Feb58.1ConfirmedJohannes TiedemannBishop of Lübeck, GermanyBishop-Elect
25 Feb53.1Elevated to CardinalFrancisco Pacheco de Villena (Toledo)Cardinal, Archbishop of Burgos, Spain
26 Feb55.2Elevated to CardinalMarco Antonio AmulioCardinal, Bishop of Rieti, Italy
26.2Elevated to CardinalIńigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
48.2Elevated to CardinalPhilibert Babou de La BourdaisičreCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Angoulęme, France
44.0AppointedLuigi CornaroCardinal-Priest of San TeodoroCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
50.2Elevated to CardinalGirolamo di CorregioCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
23.2Elevated to CardinalLuigi d’EsteCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
51.2Elevated to CardinalPier Francesco FerreroCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
20.3Elevated to CardinalAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
28.0Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Francesco GŕmbaraCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
22.2Elevated to CardinalFrancesco GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
43.5Elevated to CardinalAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
27.6Elevated to CardinalMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
56.8Elevated to CardinalStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Cardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
29.2Elevated to CardinalLudovico MadruzzoCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
54.2Elevated to CardinalBernardo NavageroCardinal, Former Administrator of Verona, Italy
53.2Elevated to CardinalBernardo SalviatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
67.8Elevated to CardinalGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
61.2Elevated to CardinalLudovico SimonettaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
4 Mar43.9DiedCarlo CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
7 MarAppointedAntoine HavetBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
10 Mar55.2InstalledMarco Antonio AmulioCardinal-Deacon of San MarcelloCardinal, Bishop of Rieti, Italy
48.2InstalledPhilibert Babou de La BourdaisičreCardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Angoulęme, France
47.2AppointedAlessandro CrivelliBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedTeofilo GalluppiBishop of Oppido Mamertina, Italy
20.4InstalledAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
28.1AppointedGiovanni Francesco GŕmbaraCardinal-Deacon of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
22.3InstalledFrancesco GonzagaCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
43.6AppointedAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaArchbishop of Mechelen, BelgiumCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
27.6InstalledMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Cardinal-Deacon of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
52.1AppointedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
51.2AppointedNicolaas van NieuwlandBishop of Haarlem, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
67.8InstalledGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
61.2InstalledLudovico SimonettaCardinal-Priest of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
54.6AppointedFranciscus Sonnius (Van de Velde)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium
76.2RetiredJuan Suárez CarvajalBishop of Lugo, SpainBishop Emeritus
AppointedNicolaas van der BorchtBishop of Middelburg, Netherlands
15 Mar29.2Ordained BishopFlavio OrsiniBishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Spoleto, Italy
Ordained BishopAnnibale SaraceniBishop of Lecce, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Mar55.2AppointedMarco Antonio AmulioCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Bishop of Rieti, Italy
63.1ResignedTiberio CrispoAdministrator of Amalfi, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedMassimo de’ MassimiArchbishop of Amalfi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
22 Mar42.1DiedGeorg Fuchs von RügheimBishop of Bamberg, Germany
24 MarAppointedMichael EnglmayrAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
14 AprAppointedGiuliano de’ MediciBishop of Béziers, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Aix, France
20.5AppointedAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Administrator of Conza, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
57.2AppointedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedAntoine HerlaultBishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, France
48.8AppointedCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
47.1AppointedOtto Truchseß von WaldburgCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
17 Apr58.3DiedJohannes TiedemannBishop-Elect of Lübeck, Germany
20 AprBornCharles de Lorraine-Vaudémont (II)NomenyCardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Toul, France
22 Apr41.9SelectedVeit von WürtzburgBishop of Bamberg, Germany
30 AprDiedPaulus JägerAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bamberg, Germany
9 May33.6AppointedLouis de Guise de LorraineArchbishop of Sens, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
49.4AppointedPedro de Labrit (d’Albret)Bishop of (Saint-Bernard de) Comminges, France
61.4ResignedLudovico SimonettaBishop of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
11 May27.8ResignedMark Sittich von Hohenems (Altemps)Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
16 May30.4SelectedEberhard von HolleBishop of Lübeck, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
18 May38.4Ordained BishopMartin von SchaumbergBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
20 May22.7Ordained DeaconCesare Baronio, C.O. †Deacon of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Nereo ed Achilleo
2 JunAppointedWilliam ChisholmCoadjutor Bishop of Dunblane, Scotland, Great BritainFormer Administrator of Vaison, France
50.4AppointedGirolamo di CorregioCardinal-PriestCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
AppointedCristóbal Fernández ValtodanoBishop of Palencia, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
68.4AppointedPedro La GascaBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
AppointedGiacomo GuidiBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedAntoine Le CirierBishop of Avranches, France
68.4AppointedAlvaro MoscosoBishop of Zamora, Spain
54.4AppointedBernardo NavageroCardinal-PriestCardinal, Former Administrator of Verona, Italy
53.4AppointedHenry SinclairBishop of Ross (Rosemarkie, Fortrose), Scotland, Great Britain
59.4AppointedJakub UchańskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
AppointedMikołaj WolskiBishop of Chełm, PolandBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
3 Jun26.4InstalledIńigo Avalos de Aragón, O.S. †Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in SeptisolioCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
50.4AppointedGirolamo di CorregioCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
51.4InstalledPier Francesco FerreroCardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
29.4InstalledLudovico MadruzzoCardinal-Deacon of San CallistoCardinal, Bishop of Trento, Italy
54.4InstalledBernardo NavageroCardinal-Priest of San Nicola fra le ImmaginiCardinal, Former Administrator of Verona, Italy
4 Jun81.4DiedJaime CasadorBishop of Barcelona, Spain
50.7SucceededGuillermo CasadorBishop of Barcelona, Spain
8 Jun55.5Ordained BishopErcole GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
13 JunAppointedBernard d’ElbčneBishop of Nîmes, France
47.4AppointedFrancisco Delgado LópezBishop of Lugo, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
AppointedOttaviano Preconio, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ariano, ItalyArchbishop of Palermo, Italy
37.4AppointedDiego Ramírez Sedeńo de FuenlealBishop of Pamplona, Spain
15 JunOrdained BishopAntoine Le CirierBishop of Avranches, France
22 JunDiedFrancisco de AragónBishop of Cefalů, Italy
25 JunAppointedFernando González de la CuestaBishop of La Plata o Charcas, BoliviaBishop-Elect
27 JunAppointedBernardo de Albuquerque, O.P. †Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
AppointedJacques CorneillanBishop of Rodez, France
AppointedPedro de Angulo, O.P. †Bishop of Verapaz, GuatemalaBishop-Elect
AppointedPedro Sánchez Martín, O.P. †Bishop of Coro, Venezuela
74.5AppointedRodrigo González de MarmolejoBishop of Santiago de ChileBishop-Elect
53.5InstalledBernardo SalviatiCardinal-Priest of San Simeone ProfetaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
AppointedJuan de Vaca (Baca), O.S.B. †Bishop of Panamá
AppointedBernardino de Villalpando, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Santiago de CubaBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
AppointedFernando de VillagómezBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
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