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The Year of Our Lord 1491

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJuan de AragónArchbishop-Elect of Zaragoza, Spain
BornErcole BaglioniBishop of Orvieto, Italy
Ordained BishopIzarn de BarričreBishop of Maguelonne, France
80.0DiedGuglielmo Becchi, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Fiesole, Italy
DiedMarino Cieri de AcerrisBishop of Minervino Murge, Italy
BornGiovanni Battista ConsiglieriCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
BornPieter de CorteBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
DiedBernard d’AbbadieBishop of Aire, France
60.0AppointedRodrigo de BorjaAdministrator of Eger, HungaryPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
DiedOrbán Dóczy von NagylúcseBishop of Eger, Hungary
36.0DiedFrancesco de ParetzArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
BornMarcantonio della RovereBishop of Agen, France
DiedStazio de VeraBishop of Castro di Puglia, Italy
DiedEdoardo FerroBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi, Italy
BornJean FerrerArchbishop of Arles, France
DiedGiovanbattista GaglioffiBishop of L’Aquila, Italy
ResignedLuigi GiustinoBishop of Nardň, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedAntonio de GrassiBishop of Tivoli, Italy
DiedGuido GaufridiTitular Bishop of Troja
BornLouis GuillartBishop Emeritus of Senlis, France
AppointedStefán JónssonBishop of Skálholt, Iceland
BornNicola Majorano (Maggiorani)Bishop Emeritus of Molfetta, Italy
BornJohann von MaltitzBishop of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
ResignedDiego Meléndez de ValdésBishop of Salamanca, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
DiedMarco de MuroBishop of Capri, Italy
BornTiberio MutiBishop Emeritus of Assisi, Italy
ResignedJohann Ostwein, O.P. †Bishop of Modon (Medone, Methone), GreeceAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
BornAlfonso PetrucciCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Massa Marittima, Italy
BornCosme PistacchioBishop of Bitetto, Italy
AppointedJacques Polonus, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Lacedaemonia
26.0Ordained PriestBerthold PürstingerPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Chiemsee, Germany
BornErcole RangoneCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
Ordained BishopGuillaume de Rochefort (Rupe), O.S.B. †Bishop of Alet, France
BornAmbrogio Salvio, O.P. †Bishop of Nardň, Italy
DiedBartolomeo de Scalis, O.P. †Bishop of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
AppointedFrancesco Maria Scelloni-Visconti, O.F.M. †Bishop of Terni, Italy
BornNikolaus Schienen de CellisAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
DiedRodrigo de San Martín, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in Palaestina
DiedStanislaw StrawskiBishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
DiedAndrzej SzeligaBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
DiedLucas de TollentisBishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
DiedElzéar de VilleneuveBishop of Senez, France
21.8Ordained PriestTommaso (Jacopo) de Vio, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Bishop of Gaeta, Italy
BornFranz von WaldeckBishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
ResignedJames Wall, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of London, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Kildare, Ireland
DiedAndreas WeinmairAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
4 JanAppointedMarco Miroldi, O.P. †Archbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
6 JanSelectedGiovanni Giusto (Justus)Bishop of Ossero (Osor), Croatia
AppointedGiovanni RobobelliBishop of Feltre, ItalyArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
10 JanAppointedLukács Szegedi BaratinBishop of Bosnia (Bosna), CroatiaBishop of Zagreb (Agram), Croatia
AppointedLeonardo CarminiBishop of Montepeloso, ItalyBishop of Trivento, Italy
15 Jan91.0DiedThomas Scrope, O. Carm. †Bishop Emeritus of Dromore, Ireland
31 JanAppointedGeorg Manninger von KirchbergBishop of Pedena, Austria
AppointedPierre de SaciergesBishop of Luçon, France
AppointedMartino Antonio TomacelliBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
17 FebDiedPierre EngelpertBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
18 FebAppointedPaolo Della Cavalleria, O.S.B. †Bishop of MaltaBishop of Cefalů, Italy
21 Feb55.7AppointedRaymond Pérault, O.S.A. †Bishop of Gurk, AustriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
2 Mar71.1DiedMarco BarboCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
6 Mar36.7AppointedErmolao Barbaro (Jr)Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
14 Mar70.2AppointedJean BalueCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Angers, France
41.2AppointedLorenzo Cibo de’ MariCardinal-Priest of San MarcoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
56.2AppointedNikolaus KapsAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
56.2AppointedNikolaus KapsTitular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
45.2AppointedGiovanni MichielCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
16 MarDiedJean de PoupetTitular Bishop of Salona
21 Mar39.2DiedOtto von SonnenbergBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
22 Mar70.2SelectedThomas BerlowerBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AprAppointedAugustin Kiebinger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
4 Apr56.2Ordained BishopNikolaus KapsTitular Bishop of HipposAuxiliary Bishop of Gurk, Austria
9 AprDiedDionisio de Vanucci de CortonaBishop of Perugia, Italy
11 AprAppointedGuido de Daudrellen, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Tiberias
AppointedGiovanni Maria PodericoTitular Archbishop of NazarethArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
AppointedFrancesco QuiriniBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaArchbishop of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania
16 AprDiedFilippo ContorniBishop of Urbino, Italy
18 AprAppointedGiovanni Pietro ArrivabeneBishop of Urbino, Italy
AppointedGirolamo BalbaniBishop of Perugia, Italy
29 AprAppointedEvangelista Marisstella de SutrioBishop of Tivoli, Italy
May36.1ResignedAscanio Maria SforzaAdministrator of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Pavia, Italy
71.3DiedRobert StillingtonBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
1 MayOrdained BishopJean de PardaillanBishop of Oloron (Oloron-Sainte-Marie), FranceBishop Emeritus
8 MayDiedBenoit de MontferrandBishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
9 MayAppointedArnaud de Cambera, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Acre (or Ptolomais)
16 MayAppointedBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TrojaAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
AppointedAloysius CapraBishop of Pesaro, Italy
48.3AppointedAymon di Montfalcon (Montfaucon), O.S.B. †Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
29 MayOrdained BishopBalthasar Brennwald, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TrojaAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
22 JunAppointedTommaso de Acciaro, O.P. †Bishop of Satriano, Italy
23 JunAppointedGiorgio , O.S.B. †Bishop of Castro di Puglia, Italy
9 Jul48.5Ordained BishopAymon di Montfalcon (Montfaucon), O.S.B. †Bishop of Lausanne, Switzerland
15 JulDiedNunius Alvarez, O.S.A. †Bishop of Tanger (Tangier), Morocco
AppointedGiovanni Di Luigi, O. Carm. †Bishop of Capri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
25 Jul61.5DiedOrtlieb BrandisBishop of Chur, Switzerland
29 JulAppointedAntoine de AppiniacBishop of Aire, France
AppointedDiego de Ortiz de VilhegasBishop of Tanger (Tangier), MoroccoBishop of Viseu, Portugal
8 AugSelectedHeinrich von Höwen (Hewen)Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
AppointedNicolas de VilleneuveBishop of Senez, France
11 AugDiedJean MonissartBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
19 Aug50.6AppointedAntonio Gentile PallaviciniAdministrator of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumCardinal, Bishop of Orense, Spain
25 AugBornInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Cardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
9 Sep70.6ConfirmedThomas BerlowerBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
ConfirmedHeinrich von Höwen (Hewen)Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
10 SepDiedAlfonso CarilloBishop of Pamplona, Spain
12 Sep16.0AppointedCésar de Borja (Borgia)Bishop of Pamplona, SpainFormer Archbishop-Elect of Valencia, Spain
2 OctDiedRaphael Monso, O.S.A. †Bishop of Vence, France
5 Oct70.7DiedJean BalueCardinal, Bishop of Angers, France
10 Oct36.8AppointedCarlo Domenico del CarrettoAdministrator of Angers, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
85.7AppointedJorge da Costa, O. Cist. †Cardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
45.7AppointedGiovanni MichielCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
AppointedBattista PinelliArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
16 OctDiedBernardino Sánchez, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
Ordained BishopVicente Trilles, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
Ordained BishopHeinrich von Höwen (Hewen)Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
23 OctOrdained BishopAugustin Kiebinger, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
3 NovDiedAntoine de Bal, O. Cist. †Bishop of Valence and Die, France
7 NovAppointedGiovanni GaliardiBishop of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
16 Nov61.6AppointedOliviero CarafaAdministrator of Salamanca, SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedJean Chabrol (d’Espinay)Bishop of Valence and Die, France
21 NovDiedPierre von WedberchBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
1 DecAppointedJean de Rely (Rezy)Bishop of Angers, France
2 Dec57.9AppointedJean Bilhčres de Lagraulas, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Bishop of Saintes, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lombez, France
31.9ResignedGeorges d’Amboise (I)Bishop of Montauban, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
31.9SelectedGeorges d’Amboise (I)Archbishop of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
AppointedJean d’AurioleBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedJan Pudełko (Andruszewicz)Bishop of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine
AppointedAlfonso Spina, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Thermopylae
AppointedJean de VescBishop of Vence, FranceBishop of Agde, France
5 DecAppointedMateo Perez, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedMateo Perez, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
12 DecAppointedMatteo Cibo (Cybo)Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
AppointedAndreas FalcoBishop of Modon (Medone, Methone), Greece
AppointedLuigi de JustinisTitular Bishop of Tripolis in Phoenicia
AppointedGabriele SetarioBishop of Nardň, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Avellino e Frigento, Italy
13 DecAppointedMaurice O’BrienBishop of Kilfenora, Ireland
17 Dec22.9Ordained PriestSt. John FisherPriestCardinal, Bishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain

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