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The Year of Our Lord 1478

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownAppointedBenoit Archbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
Ordained BishopJohannes Berger, O.E.S.A. †Titular Bishop of BellineAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
DiedRodrigo de BorjaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
BornErich von Braunschweig-GrubenhagenBishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
AppointedLiévin Brunstorp, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedLiévin Brunstorp, O.P. †Titular Bishop of DionysiasAuxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
DiedGiovanni Campanella, O.S.B. †Bishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
DiedGirolamo CapranicaArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
DiedCorrado CaraccioloBishop of Patti, Italy
BornTommaso CaraccioloArchbishop of Capua, Italy
DiedSansone de CayanoBishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
DiedRobert Clément, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
ResignedCanute Mikkelsen (Cobson, Kobsøn)Bishop of Viborg, DenmarkBishop Emeritus
BornFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
BornJacques de Croy, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
BornAmanieu d’AlbretCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
BornNiklaus DiesbachCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Basel, Switzerland
AppointedJacques d’Ivoy, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Toul, France
AppointedJacques d’Ivoy, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis in PalaestinaAuxiliary Bishop of Toul, France
DiedImbert de LayeAdministrator of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France
DiedDomenico de DominiciBishop of Brescia, Italy
DiedFrancischinus Bishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
BornGarcía de Loaysa y Mendoza, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
BornPedro Gómez Sarmiento de VillandrandoCardinal, 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
AppointedDomenico de ImolaTitular Bishop of Lydda
AppointedGilles de Laval-LouéBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
BornBaltazar Limpo, O. Carm. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
DiedFrancesco Pietro Luca di Gerona, O.P. †Bishop of Teramo, Italy
DiedJoão Manuel FerrasBishop of Guarda, Portugal
BornFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
ResignedHans MarkvardssonBishop of Skara, SwedenBishop Emeritus
BornBasilio MascardiBishop of Todi, Italy
DiedPierantonio MastiniBishop of Cagli, Italy
DiedMichele Bishop of Pedena, Austria
AppointedGuillaume MilitisBishop of Argos, Greece
DiedLorenzo di Moncada, O.F.M. †Bishop of Castro [di Sardegna], Italy
AppointedJean de MontchenuBishop of Agen, FranceBishop of Viviers (Aps), France
DiedPietro de Nucera, O.P. †Bishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
AppointedBerthold von Oberg, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
AppointedAndrzej OpalińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
AppointedAndrzej OpalińskiTitular Bishop of AthyraAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
DiedGiovanni OrsiniArchbishop of Trani, Italy
DiedMartin PedroBishop of Lamego, Portugal
DiedJean PetitdeBishop of Mende, France
BornGeorg von Polenz, O.T. †Bishop Emeritus of Samland (Sambia), Poland
DiedGabriele PontangeliBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
DiedLope de RibasBishop of Cartagena (en España)
BornAdrian von RiedmattenBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
DiedBartolomeo Antonio de SalmenBishop of Ostuni, Italy
DiedFrancisco de SantillanaBishop of Osma, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
BornGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
ResignedEnguerrand Signard (Seignart), O.P. †Bishop of Auxerre, FranceBishop Emeritus
DiedJean Simon, O.P. †Bishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
DiedGisberto TolomeiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
DiedAndrea VeroliBishop of Camerino, Italy
30.1Ordained PriestŁukasz Weisselrod (Watzelrode)PriestBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornFriedrich zu WiedFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
AppointedFlorence Wolley, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Norwich, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Clogher, Ireland
14 JanAppointedAntonio de MiraballisBishop of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
AppointedMichel GuibéBishop of Dol, FranceBishop of Rennes, France
AppointedThomas JamesBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, FranceBishop of Dol, France
AppointedChristophe de PenmarchBishop of Saint-Brieuc, France
AppointedGiovanni de RossiBishop of Alatri, Italy
19 JanAppointedGiovanni de Sos (Sog)Archbishop of Sassari, 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
SucceededWilliam Schives de VulfaltArchbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain
58.1AppointedEdward StoryBishop of Chichester, England, Great Britain
15 FebAppointedRichard Oldham, O.S.B. †Bishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
27 Feb49.1AppointedLorenzo Zanni (Zane)Bishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
MarBornChristoph von StadionBishop of Augsburg, Germany
1 Mar41.1Ordained BishopGeorg AltdorferBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
80.1DiedMarco Cattaneo (de Capitaneis), O.P. †Bishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
11 Mar24.7AppointedFrancesco SoderiniBishop of Volterra, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
1 Apr61.2AppointedPietro FoscariAdministrator of Split (Spalato), CroatiaCardinal, Administrator of Padova {Padua}, Italy
58.2AppointedCosma Orsini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Trani, Italy
5 AprDiedJohn BoothBishop of Exeter, England, Great Britain
6 AprAppointedGiovanni Giacomo d’Acri, O.F.M. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Treviso, ItalyBishop
14 Apr39.2AppointedGiovanni Antonio SangiorgioBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Parma, Italy
15 AprAppointedPascasio di GallignanaBishop of Pedena, Austria
26 AprOrdained BishopRichard Bell, O.S.B. †Bishop of Carlisle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
DiedFrancesco Salviati (Riario)Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
27 AprBornGaleazzo FlorimonteBishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
29 AprAppointedFrancesco Spalluci de PontecuroBishop of Ostuni, Italy
4 MayAppointedJean BailletBishop of Auxerre, France
AppointedRobert de CornegrueTitular Bishop of Sidon
AppointedÉtienne GoupillonBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
18 MayAppointedJohn MarshallBishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
25 MayAppointedProsper Camurio de JanusBishop of Caithness, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
26 MayBornGiulio de’ MediciPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
3 JunAppointedVincenzo Galeotti (Galeota)Bishop of Rapolla, ItalyAdministrator of Capaccio, Italy
AppointedPietro MinutoloBishop of Teramo, 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
AppointedEdmund ConnesburghTitular Archbishop of ChalcedonArchbishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
AppointedGaleazzo della RovereBishop of Agen, France
AppointedGeoffroy HerbertBishop of Coutances, France
AppointedJean de MontchenuBishop of Viviers (Aps), France
AppointedOttaviano del PalagioArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
34.5AppointedGiuliano della RovereBishop of Mende, FrancePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
6 Jul50.1AppointedPedro González de MendozaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
24 Jul73.1DiedGiovanni Battista MelliniCardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
27 JulAppointedGiovanni BoritiBishop of Dagne (Danj), Albania
AppointedGiovanni Battista CapranicaBishop of Fermo, Italy
AppointedBrynolf GerklakssonBishop of Skara, Sweden
AppointedPaul Malcasi (Malonsius)Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
AppointedGiovanni Antonio Pitito Saponaria, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
1 Aug61.5DiedMatthias von RammungBishop of Speyer, Germany
4 AugDiedWilliam GreyBishop of Ely, England, Great Britain
5 Aug43.5SelectedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
8 Aug58.6SelectedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
13 Aug66.6Ordained BishopDieter von Isenburg-BüdingenArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
14 AugAppointedAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
AppointedGiovanni CremonesiBishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop-Elect
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 AugAppointedAlvaro Gonzalez de ChavesBishop of Guarda, PortugalBishop Emeritus
AppointedGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
SepDiedGiovanni CremonesiBishop-Elect of Anagni, Italy
6 SepOrdained BishopAstorgius AlmariciBishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, FranceArchbishop of Vienne, France
Ordained BishopGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
9 SepAppointedGuido BoncheriBishop of Cagli, Italy
ConfirmedPeter CourtenayBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
AppointedGentile da SpoletoBishop of Anagni, Italy
13 SepOrdained BishopJean BailletBishop of Auxerre, France
25 Sep63.4DiedPedro FerrisCardinal, Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
28 Sep43.7ConfirmedLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
36.7DiedFederico de ManfrediBishop of Faenza, Italy
AppointedAndrés Martínez FerrizBishop of Tarazona, Spain
4 OctOrdained BishopLorenz von FreibergBishop of Gurk, Austria
5 OctAppointedBattista de' Canonici, O.S.B. †Bishop of Faenza, Italy
AppointedMarino Cieri de AcerrisBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
AppointedLaurent ReginaBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
9 OctAppointedJean Theodorico, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in Phoenicia
AppointedLuis VelascoBishop of León, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
14 OctAppointedCristoforo MagnoBishop of Castro [di Sardegna], Italy
AppointedBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
24 OctDiedDavid HackettBishop of Ossory, Ireland
30 Oct58.8ConfirmedJohn MortonBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
1 NovOrdained BishopBernardino Sánchez, 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 NovAppointedMarino FregenoBishop of Kammin (Camin), Germany
20 NovAppointedNiels GlobBishop of Viborg, Denmark
27 NovAppointedGonzalo Fernández de HerediaBishop of Barcelona, SpainArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
6 DecOrdained BishopGuillaume Thurin, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
13 Dec43.9Ordained BishopLudwig von HelmstattBishop of Speyer, Germany
20 Dec69.9DiedJohann von VenningenBishop of Basel, Switzerland
25 DecDiedJohannes Hutter, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany

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