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The Year of Our Lord 1478

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownOrdained BishopJohannes Berger, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of BellineAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
BornErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
AppointedLevinus Brunstorp, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedLevinus Brunstorp, O.P. †Titular Bishop of DionysiasAuxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
DiedSansone de CayanoBishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
DiedRobert Clément, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis Inferior
ResignedKnut CobsonBishop of Viborg, DenmarkBishop Emeritus
BornFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)VeniceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
BornJacques de Croy, O.S.B. †NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
BornAmanieu d’AlbretCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
AppointedAntonio Da ValditaroBishop of Brugnato, Italy
DiedDomenico de DominicisBishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedGonzalo Fernández de HerediaBishop of Barcelona, SpainArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
BornGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Talavera de la ReinaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
BornPedro Gómez Sarmiento de VillandrandoRibadeoCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
DiedPatrick GrahamBishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
29.0Ordained PriestFriedrich von HohenzollernPriest of Mainz, GermanyBishop of Augsburg, Germany
53.0DiedWincenty KiełbasaBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
DiedJoão Manuel FerrasBishop of Guarda, Portugal
BornFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoSantander, SpainBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
DiedGiovanni OrsiniArchbishop of Trani, Italy
DiedMartin PedroBishop of Lamego, Portugal
DiedGabriele PontangeliBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
BornAdrian von RiedmattenVispsBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
BornJohann von Sachsen-LauenburgBishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
DiedGisberto TolomeiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
AppointedLuis VelascoBishop of León, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
DiedAndrea VeroliBishop of Camerino, Italy
30.2Ordained PriestŁukasz Weisselrod (Watzelrode)PriestBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornFriedrich zu WiedFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
14 JanAppointedAntonio de MiraballisBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
AppointedGiovanni de RossoBishop of Alatri, Italy
29 JanDiedJohn SmithBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
1 Feb43.6DiedCristoforo della RovereCardinal, Archbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
10 Feb36.1AppointedDomenico della RovereCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
36.1Elevated to CardinalDomenico della RovereCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
11 FebAppointedRichard Bell, O.S.B. †Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
36.1AppointedDomenico della RovereArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), FranceCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
AppointedEdward StoryBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
15 FebAppointedRichard Oldham, O.S.B. †Bishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
27 FebAppointedLorenzo Zanni (Zane)Bishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
MarBornChristoph von StadionSchelklingenBishop of Augsburg, Germany
1 Mar41.2Ordained BishopGeorg AltdorferBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
80.2DiedMarco Cattaneo, O.P. †Bishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
11 Mar24.8AppointedFrancesco SoderiniBishop of Volterra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
1 Apr61.3AppointedPietro FoscariAdministrator of Split (Spalato), CroatiaCardinal, Administrator of Padova {Padua}, Italy
58.3AppointedCosma Orsini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Trani, Italy
5 AprDiedJohn BoothBishop of Exeter, England, Great Britain
14 Apr39.3AppointedGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
26 AprOrdained BishopRichard Bell, O.S.B. †Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
27 AprBornGaleazzo FlorimonteSessa AuruncaBishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
4 MayAppointedEtienne GoupillonBishop of Sées, France
18 MayAppointedJohn MarshallBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
26 MayBornGiulio de’ MediciFlorencePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
18 JunDiedRodrigo de VergaraBishop of León, Spain
Jul39.5InstalledGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
3 Jul63.5DiedAngelo CapranicaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
34.6AppointedGiuliano della RovereBishop of Mende, FrancePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
6 Jul50.2AppointedPedro González de MendozaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
24 Jul73.1DiedGiovanni Battista MelliniCardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
25 JulAppointedGiovanni Antonio Pitito, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
27 JulAppointedGiovanni Battista CapranicaBishop of Fermo, Italy
1 Aug61.6DiedMatthias von RammungBishop of Speyer, Germany
4 AugDiedWilliam GreyBishop of Ely, England, Great Britain
5 Aug43.6SelectedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
8 Aug58.6SelectedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
13 Aug66.6Ordained BishopDiether von Isenburg-BüdingenArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
14 AugAppointedAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
8.6AppointedAlfonso de AragónArchbishop of Zaragoza, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
55.6ResignedAusias DespuigAdministrator of Zaragoza, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
AppointedGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
AppointedLazarus Racanelli, O.P. †Bishop of Urbino, Italy
24 Aug36.6AppointedDomenico della RovereArchbishop (Personal Title) of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
31 AugAppointedGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
6 SepOrdained BishopAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
Ordained BishopGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
8 SepDiedTommaso VincenziBishop of Pesaro, Italy
9 SepConfirmedPeter CourtenayBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
25 Sep63.4DiedPedro FerrisCardinal, Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
28 Sep43.7ConfirmedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
AppointedAndrés Martínez FerrizBishop of Tarazona, Spain
4 OctOrdained BishopLaurent von FreibergBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 OctAppointedBattista de' Canonici, O.S.B. †Bishop of Faenza, Italy
14 OctAppointedBernardino Sanchez, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedBernardino Sanchez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
30 Oct58.8ConfirmedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
1 NovOrdained BishopBernardino Sanchez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
6 Nov58.8AppointedMarco BarboCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
8 NovOrdained BishopPeter CourtenayBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
16 NovAppointedMarinus FregenoBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
6 DecOrdained BishopGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
13 Dec43.9Ordained BishopLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
20 Dec70.0DiedJohann von VenningenBishop of Basel, Switzerland
25 DecDiedJohannes Hutter, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany

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