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The Year of Our Lord 1540

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July to December

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
JulSucceededGuillaume ÉderBishop of Quimper, France
BornFederico GonzagaCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Mantova, Italy
DiedJean de La MotteCoadjutor Bishop of Quimper, France
DiedClaude de RohanBishop of Quimper, France
1 Jul50.5SelectedKonrad von BibraBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop-Elect
5 Jul16.7AppointedCharles Bourbon de VendômeBishop of Nevers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
16 JulAppointedJuan de Arteaga y AvendañoBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop-Elect
BornAlfonso CarafaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
19.7AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Cavaillon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
60.5ResignedGirolamo Ghinucci {Ginucci}Administrator of Cavaillon, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Worcester, England, Great Britain
AppointedWilliam GibsonAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
AppointedWilliam GibsonTitular Bishop of LibariensisAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
AppointedJohann von MünchhausenBishop of Curland, Latvia
AppointedDonald O’Beachan, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kildare, IrelandBishop-Elect
17 JulBornGiovanni AlbertiBishop of Cortona, Italy
22 Jul48.5DiedJohann von MetzenhausenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
30 JulAppointedBenedetto ConversiniBishop of Jesi, Italy
AppointedJean Fabre, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sarlat, France
AppointedJean Fabre, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of HauaraAuxiliary Bishop of Sarlat, France
9 Aug48.6SelectedJohann Ludwig von HagenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
12 AugDiedJohn HoltTitular Bishop of Lydda
13 AugDiedAnton BraunAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
16 AugOrdained BishopAlessandro Stefano Filodori, O.P. †Bishop of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 AugAppointedBernardino CastellariBishop of Pozzuoli, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
20 AugResignedGirolamo GrimaldiAdministrator of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Albenga, Italy
AppointedGirolamo SauliArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyArchbishop of Genova, Italy
43.6AppointedGirolamo VeralloBishop of Bertinoro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
23 Aug47.6DiedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
26 AugAppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman), O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman), O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Fannemann (Waneman), O.P. †Titular Bishop of Missene (Mysia)Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
27 Aug50.6ConfirmedKonrad von BibraBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop-Elect
AppointedCostantino Giustianiani, O.P. †Bishop of Ceos and Thermia, Greece
59.6AppointedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Périgueux (Vesuna), FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
53.5AppointedHeinrich von Rhein (Palatins, von der Pfalz)Coadjutor Bishop of Freising, GermanyBishop
AppointedPedro TorresAuxiliary Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
AppointedPedro TorresBishop of AlbaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
28 AugDiedUgo RangoneBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
30 AugDiedAugustin Gabel (Ranel), O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Cambrai, France
SepDiedDonald O’Beachan, O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Kildare, Ireland
8 SepDiedJuan de Arteaga y AvendañoBishop-Elect of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
16 Sep21.7DiedEnrique de Borja y AragónCardinal, Bishop-Elect of Squillace, Italy
18 Sep65.1DiedJuan (Johannes) de Witte Hoos (Ubite), O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
19 Sep54.7Ordained BishopMelchiorre Crivelli (Cribelli), O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThagasteAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
Ordained BishopFrancesco Bernardino SimonettaBishop of Perugia, Italy
24 Sep39.3AppointedMarcello CerviniBishop of Reggio Emilia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedDiego da Silva, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedBernardo da Cruz, O.P. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Amiens, FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
AppointedLouis McNamara, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cork and Cloyne, IrelandBishop-Elect
60.7AppointedFernando de Menezes Coutinho e VasconcellosArchbishop of Lisboa, Portugal
AppointedDiego de Ortiz de VilhegasBishop of Ceuta, Spain
AppointedRodrigo PinheiroBishop of Angra, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
28.6AppointedHenrique de PortugalArchbishop of Évora, PortugalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedAgostinho RibeiroBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop Emeritus
AppointedFabio VigiliBishop of Spoleto, Italy
OctDiedLouis McNamara, O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Cork and Cloyne, Ireland
5 OctDiedGiovanni dei TagliacozziBishop of Chioggia, Italy
6 OctDiedFrancisco de Mendavia, O.S.H. †Bishop of Nicaragua
7 Oct40.7DiedPedro Fernández ManriqueCardinal, Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
DiedCristoforo GiacobazziCardinal, Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
55.7InstalledRobert de LénoncourtCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
20 OctBornAlfonso Gesualdo di Conza (Gonza)Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
5 Nov39.4InstalledMarcello CerviniCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedLeonhard HallerAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
AppointedLeonhard HallerTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
AppointedJohn McBradyBishop of Kilmore, Ireland
RemovedEdmund Nugent, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohn O’Heyne (Jedicar)Bishop of Cork and Cloyne, Ireland
AppointedAlberto Pascaleo de Utino, O.P. †Bishop of Chioggia, Italy
65.8DiedFrancisco de los Ángeles (Enrique) Quiñones, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Former Administrator of Acerno, Italy
17.8AppointedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedEnrique de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, Italy
11 NovAppointedAntoine Le Tonnellier, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Thérouanne, France
AppointedAntoine Le Tonnellier, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of DamascusAuxiliary Bishop of Thérouanne, France
AppointedThaddeus ReynoldsBishop of Kildare, Ireland
26.8SelectedWolfgang von SalmBishop of Passau, Germany
15 NovAppointedMartino de CruceBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
53.8AppointedMatteo Griffoni (Grifonio) Pioppi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Trivento, Italy
44.8AppointedFabio MignaneliiBishop of Lucera, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedAscanio ParisaniAdministrator of Muro Lucano, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedBiagio PalladioBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24 Nov65.8AppointedOttaviano Maria SforzaBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DecOrdained BishopFranz Frangipane, O.F.M. Obs. †Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
1 Dec44.9AppointedJan DziaduskiAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
44.9AppointedJan DziaduskiTitular Bishop of MargaritaBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
51.8AppointedUberto GambaraAdministrator of Rethymo (Calamona), GreeceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
8 DecBornGiovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Alessio
10 DecAppointedDomingo Cubels, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Malta
48.9ConfirmedJohann Ludwig von HagenArchbishop of Trier, Germany
40.7AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
22.0AppointedGuido Ascanio Sforza di Santa FioraCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
17 DecAppointedPierre de ForliBishop of Apt, France
18 Dec60.3DiedCesare RiarioAdministrator of Málaga, Spain
19 Dec40.9Ordained BishopThomas ThirlbyBishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Ely, England, Great Britain
27 DecOrdained BishopAndrés de Fuentsalida, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Messina, Italy
29 Dec49.9Ordained PriestFranz von WaldeckPriestBishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
31 DecBornSilvio AntonianoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in Lauro


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