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The Year of Our Lord 1615

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJacques Adhémar de Monteil de GrignanGrignanBishop of Uzés, France
51.0AppointedMartin Alphonso Mexia de TovarBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
BornFrancisco AguadoVelillaBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornFrancesco AngelucciCastello del Poggio della CroceBishop of Veroli, Italy
BornAgustín Antolínez, O.S.A. †ValladolidBishop of Badajoz, Spain
39.0DiedGiovanni Battista de AquenaBishop of Bosa, Italy
BornFrancesco Arrigua, O.M. †MonforteBishop of Nicotera, Italy
BornJean-Albert Belin, O.S.B. †BisuntinBishop of Belley, France
BornCesare Biandrà (Biandrati)AstenBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
DiedMartin BrennerBishop of Seckau, Austria
93.0DiedAfonso de Castelo-BrancoBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
ResignedHorace CapponiBishop of Carpentras, France
BornPlacido Carafa, C.R. †NapoliBishop of Acerra, Italy
DiedGaspare Cardoso, O.S.B. †Bishop of Potenza, Italy
BornDomenico Cito, O.P. †LicienBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
47.0Ordained BishopGonçalvo (Gonzalo) da SilvaBishop of Malacca, SingaporeBishop of Ceuta, Spain
BornJoseph de Montpezat de CarbonSaint-MartoryArchbishop of Toulouse, France
BornOttaviano della Rovere, B. †AstenBishop of Fossano, Italy
ResignedAndrés de Santa Maria, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
AppointedJakob EberleinBishop of Seckau, Austria
DiedHenri d’Escoubleau de SourdisBishop of Maillezais, France
AppointedPedro Fernández ZorrillaBishop of Jaca, SpainBishop of Pamplona, Spain
BornGabriel-Philippe de Froullay de TesséCenomanenBishop of Avranches, France
BornIldefonso García de Losada, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Piacenza, Italy
BornGaetano Garimberti, C.R. †ParmaBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
27.7ResignedFerdinando GonzagaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)
BornAntoine-Pierre de Grammont, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Besançon, France
DiedGirolamo IncontriBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
AppointedOctave IsnardBishop of Glandèves, France
BornWespazjan LanckorońskiKrakowBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
51.0DiedGiorgio Lazzari, O.P. †Bishop of Minori, Italy
BornJohn LeyburnVicar Apostolic of England, Great Britain
BornFranciscus LiberatiTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
DiedPedro Matías, O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
BornJuan Molino Navarrete, O.F.M. †Carrión de los CondesBishop of Palencia, Spain
BornCarlo Molza, O.S.B. †ModenaBishop of Modena, Italy
BornCarolus MontecatiniFerrarienTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
BornGiovanni Battista Paggi, B. †JannaeBishop of Brugnato, Italy
54.0ResignedPedro Ponce de Léon, O.P. †Bishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus
47.0DiedVittorio RagazzoniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
BornLorenzo RaggiGenoa, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
BornCesare Maria Antonio RasponiRavenna, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
BornFrancesco RavizzaOrvietoApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
DiedDionisio Reudio, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Naxos, Greece
BornAntonio RicciulliRuglianoBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
BornCosme Roger, O. Cist. †ParisBishop of Lombez, France
BornPietro Martire Rusca, O.F.M. Conv. †VeneziaBishop of Caorle, Italy
BornGiuseppe (Francisco Maria) SanfeliceNapoliArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
AppointedSebastião de São Pedro, O.S.A. †Bishop of Cochin, IndiaArchbishop of Goa, India
BornFrancisco de Seijas LosadaCabañasArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
DiedVincenzo SerafinoBishop of Teano, Italy
BornMikolaj SłupskiAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
42.0Ordained BishopPedro de Solier y Vargas, O.S.A. †Bishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
BornThomas Tatumensis, O.P. †AbaranerFormer Archbishop-Elect of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
DiedDomingo Valderrama y Centeno, O.P. †Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
54.2Ordained BishopPedro VegaBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
55.0ResignedFabrizio VeralloBishop of San Severo, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornJean de Vintimille du LucLucBishop of Toulon, France
DiedMuzio VitaliBishop of Vieste, Italy
BornGeorgius VladagniSirocoBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
AppointedSébastien ZametBishop of Langres, France
ProfessedJan Chrzciciel Zamoyski, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
9 JanDiedMario SassiArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
12 Jan75.0AppointedJuan Beltrán Guevara y FigueroaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
41.0AppointedBernardino BurattiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
48.0AppointedBaccio GherardiniBishop of Fiesole, Italy
AppointedScipione PasqualiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
42.0AppointedCesare VentimigliaBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
21 JanBornLaurenz AidingerErdingBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
BornBenito Ignacio Salazar Goiri, O.S.B. †Baños de Río TobíaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
24 Jan48.1Ordained BishopBaccio GherardiniBishop of Fiesole, Italy
26 Jan39.1AppointedGiovanni Battista LancellottiBishop of Nola, Italy
42.1AppointedAdam NowodworskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Poznań, Poland
1 FebOrdained BishopScipione PasqualiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
3 FebBornFrancisco Rodríguez CastañónLoisBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
8 Feb55.1AppointedChristoph WeberAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
55.1AppointedChristoph WeberTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
9 Feb66.1AppointedFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
60.0AppointedLuis Fernández de CórdobaBishop of Málaga, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
AppointedVitalis de L’EstangCoadjutor Bishop of Carcassonne, FranceBishop
AppointedVitalis de L’EstangTitular Bishop of EphesusBishop of Carcassonne, France
41.1AppointedPietro Paolo MilotoBishop of Chioggia, Italy
23 FebBornJohann Franz von Preysing-HohenaschauMünchenBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
24 FebOrdained BishopVitalis de L’EstangTitular Bishop of EphesusBishop of Carcassonne, France
41.1Ordained BishopPietro Paolo MilotoBishop of Chioggia, Italy
MarBornFrancesco MegaleS. MauriBishop of Isola, Italy
13 MarBornAntonio Pignatelli del RastrelloSpinazzolaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
14 Mar27.8Ordained PriestBenoît-Théophile de Chevron VillettePriestArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
23 Mar74.2ResignedMetello BichiArchbishop of Siena, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
38.2AppointedVincenzo CaputoBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Andria, Italy
46.2AppointedAmbrogio Gozzeo, O.P. †Bishop of Stagno (Ston), Croatia
AppointedAlessandro PetrucciArchbishop of Siena, Italy
24 Mar66.2InstalledFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
60.2DiedAlessandro RossiBishop of Parma, Italy
25 Mar39.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista LancellottiBishop of Nola, Italy
42.2Ordained BishopCesare VentimigliaBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
27 MarBornUlisse OrsiniAmeriaeBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
28 Mar55.2SelectedJean DauvinBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
30 Mar47.2AppointedFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
50.7AppointedNicolas Zoes (Zoesius)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
AprBornGaetano D’Afflitto, C.R. †ScalenBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), Italy
5 Apr41.3Ordained BishopBernardino BurattiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
47.3Ordained BishopFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
12 AprBornGiovanni Battista FedericiSpediaeBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
20 AprBornGeorg Sigismund MüllerRottenburgAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
26 Apr42.3Ordained BishopAdam NowodworskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Poznań, Poland
27 Apr38.3Ordained BishopVincenzo CaputoBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Andria, Italy
2 May66.3DiedFrançois BuisseretArchbishop of Cambrai, France
4 MayAppointedFabrizio CaraccioloBishop of Tropea, Italy
17 MayBornVirginio Orsini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Rome, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
18 May29.4AppointedGuillaume AléaumeBishop of Riez, FranceBishop of Lisieux, France
45.4AppointedLuis de Brito de Menezes, O.S.A. †Bishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, IndiaBishop of Cochin, India
40.4AppointedBaldassare Cagliares, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Malta
AppointedJoão da GamaBishop of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
AppointedAlessandro FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
33.4ResignedFilippo FilonardiBishop of Aquino, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedPaolo Palumbo, C.R. †Bishop of Vieste, ItalyBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
51.4AppointedVincenzo PeritiBishop of Lavello, Italy
49.4AppointedGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †Archbishop of Rossano, Italy
28 May51.4Ordained BishopVincenzo PeritiBishop of Lavello, Italy
49.4Ordained BishopGirolamo Pignatelli, C.R. †Archbishop of Rossano, Italy
31 MayOrdained BishopAlessandro FilonardiBishop of Aquino, Italy
JunBornOnofrio ManesLicienBishop of Bisignano, Italy
7 Jun61.4DiedPedro Manrique, O.S.A. †Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
13 Jun22.1Ordained PriestJost KnabPriest of Lausanne, SwitzerlandBishop
15 Jun37.5AppointedBartol Kačić, O.F.M. †Bishop of Makarska, Croatia
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