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The Year of Our Lord 1566

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown66.0ResignedManuel de AlmadaBishop of Angra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
BornAndrás BathóryCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornNicola BenignoBishop of Città Ducale, Italy
ResignedClaude BriçonnetBishop of Lodève, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornPietro BudiBishop of Sapë, Albania
BornInnocenzo Del Bufalo-CancellieriCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Camerino, Italy
BornAntonio Caetani (Jr.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
DiedFausto CaffarelliBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
BornGiacomo CandidoBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
BornJoannes Mattaeus CaryophyllisTitular Archbishop of Iconium
BornBartolomeo Cesi (Cesa)Cardinal, 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. †Titular Bishop of Thagaste
47.0ResignedPhilippe du BecBishop of Vannes, FranceArchbishop of Reims, France
BornConsalvo DurantiBishop 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 GhymesCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
DiedFerenc Forgách de GhymesBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
59.4ResignedGirolamo Garimberti (Galimbertu)Bishop of Gallese, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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 HarosCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
DiedFabrizio LandrianiBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
AppointedGirolamo LeoneBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
DiedAntoine de Lévis de Château-MorandBishop of Saint-Flour, France
BornLivio LimatolaBishop of Bitetto, Italy
44.0AppointedMarcantonio MaffeiDatary of the Apostolic DataryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
DiedGiulio Magnani, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
BornLodovico MartiniBishop of Aosta, Italy
BornAlfonso Mesía de TovarBishop of Astorga, Spain
DiedDiego Gilberto NoguerasBishop of Alife, Italy
DiedNicola Angelo OlivieriBishop of Acerno, Italy
BornGaspare Paluzzi degli AlbertoniBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
BornJean de Pélissier, O.S.B. †Bishop of Apt, France
44.0AppointedFelice Peretti Montalto, O.F.M. Conv. †Vicar Apostolic of Order of Friars Minor ConventualPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
BornGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †Archbishop of Rossano, Italy
43.0DiedLattanzio RoverellaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
DiedQuinzio RusticiBishop of Mileto, Italy
BornWilhelm Rinck von BaldersteinBishop of Basel, Switzerland
BornFrançois de RyeArchbishop of Besançon, France
BornGaleazzo SanvitaleArchbishop Emeritus of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
BornFilippo SpinelliCardinal, Bishop of Aversa, Italy
DiedMartino TerracinaBishop of Bisignano, Italy
DiedPietro VaguerBishop of Alghero, Italy
BornChrisian von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, Germany
BornFabrizio VeralloCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of San Severo, Italy
BornClaude du VergierBishop of Lavaur, France
DiedDionisio Zannettini, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop Emeritus of Mylopotamos, Greece
JanDiedJuan Francisco de AguirreBishop of Tropea, Italy
44.0ResignedMarcantonio MaffeiVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chieti, Italy
6 Jan27.0DiedFrancesco GonzagaCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
DiedTommaso Stella, O.P. †Bishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
7 Jan61.9ElectedSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
17 Jan62.0InstalledSt. Antonio (Michele) Ghislieri, O.P. †Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
20 Jan32.0Ordained BishopVilém Prusinovský z VíckovaBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
30 Jan48.1AppointedFulvio 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
42.8AppointedVincenzo 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
FebDiedRaymond MacMahonBishop of Clogher, Ireland
8 FebAppointedPierre de BarraultBishop of Lodève, France
66.1InstalledMarcantonio 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 (Alvise) PisaniCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
51.3InstalledProspero Publicola SantacroceCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo dei CroatiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
30.1AppointedFilippo SpinolaBishop of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
9 Feb43.3Ordained PriestGabriele PaleottiPriestCardinal, 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
36.1AppointedAngelo CesiBishop of Todi, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Andrea CesiBishop of Todi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedBertrando de RomanisBishop of Fréjus, France
38.1DiedGiovanni Battista OrsiniArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
32.8AppointedGiulio della RovereCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
17 FebOrdained BishopLuca FieschiBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Albenga, Italy
30.2Ordained BishopFilippo SpinolaBishop of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
18 Feb69.1AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
6 Mar59.2AppointedAdriano Beretti (Valentico), O.P. †Bishop of Capodistria (Capo d’Istria)(Koper), Slovenia
24.2Elevated to CardinalMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
66.1AppointedFrancesco 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
33.7AppointedGiulio Antonio SantorioArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
AppointedTommaso Scotti, O.P. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
AppointedGianfrancesco SormaniBishop of Montefeltro, Italy
12 MarBornGregorio Parcero de Castro, O.S.B. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
33.7Ordained BishopGiulio Antonio SantorioArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
13 Mar34.6InstalledAntoine de Créqui CanaplesCardinal-Deacon of San TrifoneCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
75.1ResignedNicola Majorano (Maggiorani)Bishop of Molfetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedMaggiorano Majorano (Maggiorani)Bishop of Molfetta, Italy
AppointedJean de SossiondoBishop of Bayonne, France
20 Mar24.3InstalledMichele (Bosco) Bonelli, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra MinervaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
AppointedPierre de LancrauBishop of Lombez, FranceBishop Emeritus
25 Mar44.2ResignedFrancesco BeltraminiApostolic Nuncio to FranceBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
64.2DiedJacques-Paul SpifameBishop Emeritus of Nevers, France
31 Mar36.2Ordained BishopAngelo CesiBishop of Todi, Italy
AprDiedSimone GattolaBishop of Venosa, Italy
DiedJohn SinclairBishop of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain
3 Apr36.2AppointedMarcin Białobrzeski, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków, PolandBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
36.2AppointedMarcin Białobrzeski, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
51.2AppointedFeliciano Capitone, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Avignon, France
50.2AppointedAlessandro StrozziBishop of Volterra, Italy
13 Apr46.8Ordained PriestVeit von WürtzburgPriest of Bamberg, GermanyBishop
15 Apr33.0Ordained BishopGiulio della RovereCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
17 Apr15.2ProfessedAlonso Orozco Enriquez de Armendáriz Castellanos y Toledo, O. de M. †Member of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Michoacán, México
21 AprOrdained BishopGiulio 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 Apr51.3Ordained BishopFeliciano Capitone, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Avignon, France
50.3Ordained BishopAlessandro StrozziBishop of Volterra, Italy
46.8Ordained BishopVeit von WürtzburgBishop of Bamberg, Germany
29 Apr63.3DiedJean SuauCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
5 MayOrdained BishopGabriele de Alexandris, O.P. †Bishop of Gallese, ItalyBishop Emeritus
43.1Ordained BishopVincenzo LauroBishop of Mondovi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 May53.3ResignedPietro Antonio Di CapuaApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
46.7AppointedGiovanni Antonio Facchinetti de NuceApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
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
34.3ConfirmedPierre de GondiBishop of Langres, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
AppointedJean Le FeuvreBishop of Vannes, France
57.3AppointedCipriano PallavicinoApostolic Nuncio to Naples, ItalyArchbishop of Genova, Italy
AppointedAntonio Ruíz de Morales y Molina, O.S. †Bishop of Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
58.3AppointedBernardo SalviatiCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
50.3ResignedAntonio ScarampiApostolic Nuncio to Naples, ItalyBishop of Lodi, Italy
54.3AppointedBartolomé TorresBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
AppointedGiovanni Matteo Valdina, O.P. †Bishop of Acerno, Italy
19 May34.3Ordained 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
17 Jun51.7AppointedProspero Publicola SantacroceAdministrator of Arles, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
21 JunDiedGeorg RiedlAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
27 Jun68.4ResignedTiberio CrispiAdministrator of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedGiovanni PlacidoBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
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