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The Year of Our Lord 1566

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedJan AndruszewiczBishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
AppointedPierre de BarraultBishop of Lodève, France
BornAndrás BathórySzilágy-SomlyoCardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornNicola BenignoTudertiBishop of Città Ducale, Italy
DiedClaude BriçonnetBishop of Lodève, France
BornPietro BudiBishop of Sapë, Albania
BornInnocenzo Del Bufalo-CancellieriRomeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Camerino, Italy
BornAntonio Caetani (Jr.)RomeCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
DiedFausto CaffarelliBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
BornGiacomo CandidoBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
BornJoannes Mattaeus CaryophyllisTitular Archbishop of Iconium
BornBartolomeo Cesi (Cesa)RomeCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
ResignedNicolo CicalaBishop of Accia and Mariana, FranceBishop Emeritus
ResignedMarco Cornaro (Corner)Archbishop of Split (Spalato), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
BornGiovanni Battista de Asti, O.S.A. †AlbengaTitular Bishop of Thagaste
BornConsalvo DurantiS. Angeli in VadoBishop of Montefeltro, Italy
60.0ResignedAntonio ElioBishop of Pula (Pola), CroatiaTitular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
45.2ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
BornFerenc Forgách de GhymesEsztergom, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
DiedCesare GesualdoBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
DiedGiacomo de’ GiacomelliBishop Emeritus of Belcastro, Italy
34.0SelectedPierre de GondiBishop of Langres, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
BornDiego Guzmán de HarosOcañaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
DiedFabrizio LandrianiBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
AppointedGirolamo LeoneBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
BornÉtienne Le Maingre de Boucicault, O.F.M. †Bishop of Grasse, France
DiedGiulio Magnani, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
BornLodovico MartiniNizzaBishop of Aosta, Italy
BornAlfonso Mesía de TovarVillacastínBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornTommaso NadalBishop of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
DiedDiego Gilberto NoguerasBishop of Alife, Italy
DiedNicola Angelo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, Italy
BornJean de Pélissier, O.S.B. †Bishop of Apt, France
BornGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †NapoliArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
DiedLattanzio RoverellaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
DiedQuinzio RusticiBishop of Mileto, Italy
BornWilhelm Rinck von BaldersteinBishop of Basel, Switzerland
BornFrançois de RyeArchbishop of Besançon, France
BornGaleazzo SanvitaleParmaArchbishop Emeritus of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
AppointedProsper de Sainte-CroixArchbishop of Arles, France
BornFilippo SpinelliNaplesCardinal, Bishop of Aversa, Italy
DiedMartino TerracinaBishop of Bisignano, Italy
BornMichelangelo TontiRiminiCardinal, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Cesena, Italy
DiedPedro VaguerBishop of Alghero, Italy
DiedDionisio Zannettini, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Mylopotamos, Greece
JanDiedJuan Francisco de AguirreBishop of Tropea, Italy
6 Jan27.1DiedFrancesco GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
DiedDomenico Stella, O.P. †Bishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
7 Jan62.0ElectedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
17 Jan62.0InstalledSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
20 JanOrdained BishopVilém Prusinovský z VíckovaBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
30 Jan48.2AppointedFulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedLuca FieschiBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Albenga, Italy
42.9AppointedVincenzo LauroBishop of Mondovi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedPietro LunelloBishop of Gaeta, Italy
43.3AppointedGabriele PaleottiBishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
43.3AppointedGabriele PaleottiCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
67.2AppointedGiovanni RicciCardinal-Priest of Sant’Angelo in PescheriaCardinal, Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
8 Feb66.1InstalledMarcantonio BobbaCardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in CapiteCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Aosta, Italy
43.0InstalledFrancesco Abbondio CastiglioniCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Bishop of Bobbio, Italy
66.1InstalledFrancesco CrassoCardinal-Priest of Santa Lucia in SeptisolioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Eufemia
52.1InstalledAlessandro CrivelliCardinal-Deacon of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy
28.7InstalledGuido Luca FerreroCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EufemiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
44.1InstalledLuigi PisaniCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
51.4InstalledProspero Publicola SantacroceCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo dei CroatiCardinal, Bishop of Albano, Italy
30.2AppointedFilippo SpinolaBishop of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
9 Feb43.3Ordained PriestGabriele PaleottiPriest of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
10 FebOrdained BishopMario CarafaArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
Ordained BishopPietro LunelloBishop of Gaeta, Italy
43.3Ordained BishopGabriele PaleottiBishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
15 FebAppointedFrancisco de Abrego, O.S. †Bishop of Panamá
AppointedJuan Alzóloras (Arzolaras), O.S.H. †Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
AppointedAngelo CesiBishop of Todi, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Andrea CesiBishop of Todi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedBertrando de RomanisBishop of Fréjus, France
Ordained BishopLuca FieschiBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Albenga, Italy
DiedGiovanni Battista OrsiniArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
32.9AppointedGiulio della RovereCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
30.2Ordained BishopFilippo SpinolaBishop of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
18 Feb83.1AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †PatriarchArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
6 Mar59.3AppointedAdriano Beretti (Valentico), O.P. †Bishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
24.3Elevated to CardinalMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
66.2AppointedFrancesco CrassoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Eufemia
28.8AppointedGuido Luca FerreroCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
32.9AppointedGiulio della RovereCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
33.8AppointedGiulio Antonio SantorioArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedTommaso Scotti, O.P. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
12 MarBornGregorio Parcero de Castro, O.S.B. †TuyBishop of Tortosa, Spain
33.8Ordained BishopGiulio Antonio SantorioArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
13 Mar34.7InstalledAntoine de Créqui CanaplesCardinal-Deacon of San TrifoneCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
ResignedNicola Maggiorani (Majorano)Bishop of Molfetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedMaggiorano Maggiorani (Majorano)Bishop of Molfetta, Italy
20 Mar24.3InstalledMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra MinervaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
AprDiedSimone GattolaBishop of Venosa, Italy
DiedJohn SinclairBishop of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain
3 AprAppointedMarcin Białobrzeski, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, PolandBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
AppointedMarcin Białobrzeski, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
AppointedFeliciano Capitone, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Avignon, France
AppointedAlessandro StrozziBishop of Volterra, Italy
13 Apr46.8Ordained PriestVeit von WürtzburgPriest of Bamberg, GermanyBishop
15 Apr33.0Ordained BishopGiulio della RovereCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
17 Apr15.3ProfessedAlonso Orozco Enriquez de Armendáriz Castellanos y Toledo, O. de M. †Member of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Michoacán, México
21 AprOrdained BishopGiulo SauliBishop of Brugnato, Italy
26 AprAppointedGabriele de Alexandris, O.P. †Bishop of Gallese, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.4Ordained BishopAdriano Beretti (Valentico), O.P. †Bishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
52.3AppointedFrancisco Delgado LópezBishop of Jaén, Spain
AppointedDiego Deza TelloBishop of Coria, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
28 AprOrdained BishopFeliciano Capitone, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Avignon, France
46.9Ordained BishopVeit von WürtzburgBishop of Bamberg, Germany
29 Apr63.3DiedJean SuauCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
8 May27.4ResignedSigismund von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect
27.4ResignedSigismund von BrandenburgBishop of Halberstadt, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect of Magdeburg, Germany
15 MayAppointedTiberio CarafaBishop of Potenza, ItalyBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
34.4ConfirmedPierre de GondiBishop of Langres, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
AppointedAntonio Ruíz de Morales y Molina, O.S. †Bishop of Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
58.4AppointedBernardo SalviatiCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
AppointedBartolomé TorresBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
AppointedGiovanni Matteo Valdina, O.P. †Bishop of Acerno, Italy
19 May34.4Ordained BishopPierre de GondiBishop of Langres, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
22 MayDiedTommaso Scotti, O.P. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
26 MayOrdained BishopTiberio CarafaBishop of Potenza, ItalyBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
10 Jun45.4AppointedMatthais ObAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
45.4AppointedMatthais ObTitular Bishop of DauliaAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
AppointedPaolo TerracinoBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
21 JunDiedGeorg RiedlAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
27 Jun68.4ResignedTiberio CrispoAdministrator of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedGiovanni PlacidoBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
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