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The Year of Our Lord 1556

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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownAntonio BenedettiBishop of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy
unknownPietro Paolo Caporelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
unknownFernando de Uranga (Urango)Bishop of Santiago de Cuba
unknownMarco Antonio FalconiBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy
unknownGiovanni de Gennaro (Guevara)Bishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
unknownVincenzo de Leone, O. Carm. †Bishop of Bosa, Italy
unknownAntonio Maria SartoriBishop of Teano, Italy
unknownGiovanni SimonettaBishop of Lodi, Italy
12 Feb63.0Giovanni PoggioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tropea, Italy
18 FebGaspar Jofre de BorjaBishop of Segorbe-Albarracin, Spain
18 Feb49.1Johann von IsenburgArchbishop-Elect of Trier, Germany
27 FebSebastiano PorticoBishop of Foligno, Italy
MarCharles AndryAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
MarPierre de MareuilBishop of Lavaur, France
5 MarRobert Aldridge (Aldrich)Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great Britain
21 MarThomas CranmerArchbishop Emeritus of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
20 May80.4Weigand von RedwitzBishop of Bamberg, Germany
5 Jun76.4Miguel da SilvaCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
16 Jun59.5Pedro Fernandes SardinhaBishop Emeritus of Săo Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
29 Jun64.5Dietrich von RedenBishop Emeritus of Lübeck, Germany
6 JulJohann Nopel (Sr.)Auxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
7 JulDiego Fernández de Villalán, O.F.M. †Bishop of Almería, Spain
21 Aug65.6Nikolaus SchienenAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
28 AugRafael UbacBishop of Elne, France
31 AugRobert de CroyBishop of Cambrai, France
2 SepAntonio Simeoni, O.S.B. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
6 Sep61.0Juan Bernal Díaz de LucoBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
20 Sep45.7Adolf von SchaumbergArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27 Oct27.8Friedrich von Schleswig-HolsteinBishop-Elect of Hildesheim, Germany
5 NovCristoforo SpiritiPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
9 NovJuan Fernández TemińoBishop of León, Spain
14 Nov53.3Giovanni Della CasaArchbishop of Benevento, Italy

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