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The Year of Our Lord 1531

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornMarcello AcquavivaArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
BornJorge de AlmeidaArchbishop of Lisboa, Portugal
BornLudovico AntinoriArchbishop of Pisa, Italy
ResignedFrancisco BorjaBishop of Teano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedGuglielmo BrunoBishop of Andros, Greece
53.0ResignedTommaso CaraccioloBishop of Capaccio, ItalyArchbishop of Capua, Italy
BornLuca CardinoBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
BornFrancesco Cattani da DiaccetoBishop of Fiesole, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Battista Cibo (Cybo)Bishop of Mariana, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornJean DaveBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
BornPiotr Dunin WolskiBishop of Płock, Poland
BornCharles d’EspinayBishop of Dol, France
DiedFrancisco Fitzjohn de Córdoba, O.P. †Bishop of Glendalough, Ireland
Ordained BishopJohann Fabri (Heigerlein von Leutkirch)Bishop of Wien, Austria
AppointedGonzalo Titular Archbishop of Corinthus
Ordained BishopGonzalo Titular Archbishop of Corinthus
BornEberhard von HolleFormer Bishop-Elect of Lübeck, Germany
31.9Ordained BishopJan (Janusz) z Książąt LitewskichBishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaBishop of Poznań, Poland
ResignedAmbroise Le Veneur de TillièresBishop of Evreux, FranceBishop Emeritus
27.0DiedAdriano MascheroniBishop of Sora, Italy
BornJacques MauryBishop of Bayonne, France
DiedAntonio Mollo (de Nerlis)Bishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
BornAlfonso PaleottiArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
BornCunerus PetriBishop of Leeuwarden, Netherlands
ResignedGiovanni Matteo SartoriArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
ResignedAnselmo Sperelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Leone, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohn UnderwoodAuxiliary Bishop of Norwich, England, Great Britain
BornVitellozzo VitelliCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
BornJózef WereszczyńskiBishop of Kyiv (Kijów), Ukraine
9 Jan45.0AppointedGabriel de GramontCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Bishop of Tarbes, France
15 JanAppointedJacques AmelinBishop of Tulle, France
18 JanAppointedAvanzio CriccheBishop of San Leone, Italy
ConfirmedThomas SchoningArchbishop of Riga, Latvia
40.0ConfirmedFranz von WaldeckBishop of Minden, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
22 Jan38.0AppointedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
23 JanAppointedLuis CardonaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
25 Jan30.0Ordained BishopGeorges d’ArmagnacBishop of Rodez, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
29 Jan44.0AppointedPiotr GamratBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
1 FebDiedGeoffrey BlytheBishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great Britain
6 Feb33.2AppointedBenedetto de AccoltiAdministrator of Policastro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
10 FebAppointedFerdinand Titular Bishop of Thyatira
15 FebAppointedJuan CardonaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
AppointedNicolas WilgaitoBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
22 Feb60.1Elevated to CardinalAlfonso Manrique de Lara y SolísCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
58.7Elevated to CardinalJuan Pardo de TaveraCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
26 Feb46.1AppointedVenerable Diego Alvarez de OsorioBishop of NicaraguaBishop-Elect
Mar53.1AppointedFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Administrator of Brescia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
DiedPaolo ZaneBishop of Brescia, Italy
6 MarAppointedIñigo de Avalos, O.S.B. †Bishop of Giffoni, ItalyBishop of Aquino, Italy
AppointedBernardino CastellariBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
19.8ResignedIppolito de’ MediciAdministrator of Casale Monferrato, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Avignon, France
AppointedJuan de Salamanca, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
13 Mar64.1DiedRichard Greiffenclau von VollradsArchbishop of Trier, Germany
18 MarAppointedFrançois Daussayo, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Dol, France
AppointedFrançois Daussayo, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of CastoriaAuxiliary Bishop of Dol, France
20 Mar39.5AppointedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Administrator of Mariana, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
27.2AppointedGiacomo Antonio LuciferoBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
55.4ResignedGiovanni PiccolominiAdministrator of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Siena, Italy
27 Mar39.2SelectedJohann von MetzenhausenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
7 AprBornAgostino Valier (Valeri, Valieri)Cardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
13 AprBornHughes de Loubenx de Verdalle, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)
16 AprOrdained BishopGiovanni Domenico MoriconiBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Apr55.9ResignedLouis Canossa, O. Cist. †Bishop of Bayeux, FranceBishop Emeritus
55.9SelectedLouis Canossa, O. Cist. †Bishop of Castres, FranceBishop Emeritus of Bayeux, France
60.2InstalledAlfonso Manrique de Lara y SolísCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
AppointedPierre de MartignyBishop of Bayeux, France
AppointedJacques de TournonBishop of Castres, FranceBishop of Valence and Die, France
AppointedAdrian Zakowski, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedAdrian Zakowski, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AenosAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
23 AprAppointedGiovanni de RosaBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
AppointedBarthélemy SimonAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedBarthélemy SimonTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
27 Apr58.9InstalledJuan Pardo de TaveraCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
28 AprOrdained BishopAlessandro SpagnuoloBishop of Tricarico, Italy
10 May51.3AppointedFrançois Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LudèveBishop of Agde, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
26.3AppointedAntoine-Charles de VescBishop of Valence and Die, FranceBishop Emeritus of Castres, France
19 May75.3DiedJan ŁaskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
25 MayOrdained BishopBarthélemy SimonTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
28 May52.4DiedBalthasar MaerklinBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
Jun72.4SelectedHugo von HohenladenburgBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
9 JunBornFederico Cornaro (Sr.), O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
16 JunAppointedJean de la Massonaye, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mâcon, France
AppointedJean de la Massonaye, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Mâcon, France
21 Jun55.4AppointedGregor Angerer (Langer)Bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
AppointedRodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de RomeraBishop of Coro, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
42.4InstalledÍñigo López de Mendoza y ZúñigaCardinal-Priest of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
37.8ResignedAndrea Matteo PalmieriAdministrator of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Policastro, Italy
41.2AppointedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Teano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
32.5AppointedGiovanni Michele SaraceniArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
25 JunOrdained BishopBernardino CastellariBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
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