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The Year of Our Lord 1537

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedGerolamo AcciabiancaBishop of Nusco, Italy
ResignedLópe AlarcónBishop of Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedDavid Arnot, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
43.0AppointedDavid BeatonCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop
DiedSilvestro BenedettiBishop of Luni e Sarzana, Italy
51.0ResignedTomás de Berlanga, O.P. †Bishop of PanamáBishop Emeritus
DiedVincenzo Boccaferro, O.S.B. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
DiedGalcerán Cassanyach, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
DiedBartolomeo CesiBishop of Narni, Italy
DiedFrancesco di CréquiBishop of Thérouanne, France
ResignedAndrea CornaroArchbishop of Split (Spalato), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
DiedGuido de’ MediciArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
AppointedLélio des Ursins de CériBishop of Lodève, France
DiedSimeone de’ VernacoliBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
BornIppolito Fabiani, O.S.A. †Mercato SaracenoBishop of Civita Castellana e Orte, Italy
AppointedJuan FalcoTitular Bishop of Spiga(z) (or Pegae)
16.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
DiedVito FerratoBishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
ResignedGaspar FloresAuxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza, SpainBishop of Salpi (Salapia), Italy
BornGiovanni FontanaVignolaBishop of Ferrara, Italy
DiedBernardo Gentile, O.P. †Bishop of Bosa, Italy
BornMelchior GiedroycBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
BornAnnibale GrassiBolognaBishop Emeritus of Faenza, Italy
49.0ResignedMarino GrimaniAdministrator of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople
DiedAntonio La LegnameArchbishop of Messina, Italy
Ordained BishopMiguel Maigues, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of TarsusBishop of Ales e Terralba, Italy
20.0DiedGiulio MastrogiudiceBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
BornGianfrancesco MorosiniVeniceCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
DiedAngelo PappacodaBishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
ResignedGiacomo PellegriniBishop of Fondi (Fundi), ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedPietro PetrucciBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
BornLorenzo PriuliVeniceCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
DiedGiannotto PucciBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
BornGerolamo RagazzoniVeneziaBishop of Bergamo, Italy
77.1DiedDiego Ramírez de FuenlealBishop of Cuenca, Spain
DiedJaime de Rich, O.S.B. †Bishop of Elne, France
ResignedZaccaria TrevisaniBishop of Hvar (Lesina), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
DiedMichele ZonoBishop of Kisamos, Greece
JanBornGirolamo RusticucciCartocetoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
8 Jan69.0ResignedMarino Ascanio CaraccioloBishop of Catania, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedNicola Maria CaraccioloBishop of Catania, Italy
AppointedRené Le RoulliéBishop of Senlis, France
38.0AppointedVicente Valverde Alvarez, O.P. †Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
15 Jan13.0AppointedRodrigo Luis de Borja y de Castro-PinósCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
60.5AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
49.3AppointedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteCardinal-Priest of San VitalePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
53.2AppointedGasparo ContariniCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
71.0AppointedEnnio FilonardiCardinal-Priest of Sant’Angelo in PescheriaCardinal, Administrator of Montefeltro, Italy
AppointedCristoforo GiacobazziCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
44.0AppointedCharles de Hémard de DenonvilleCardinal-Priest of San Matteo in MerulanaCardinal, Bishop of Mâcon, France
36.9AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Deacon of Santi Nereo ed AchilleoCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
59.5AppointedJacopo SadoletoCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Bishop of Carpentras, France
20 Jan43.4DiedAndrea Matteo PalmieriCardinal, Administrator of Policastro, Italy
21 JanBornAntonmaria SalviatiFlorenceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
25 Jan57.1AppointedGirolamo Ghinucci {Ginucci}Cardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Bishop of Worcester, England, Great Britain
26 JanAppointedNicolás de AragónBishop of Bosa, Italy
AppointedJohannes BischopinckAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
31 JanAppointedPedro FloresBishop of Gaeta, Italy
FebDiedGeorge de Athequa, O.P. †Bishop of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain
7 Feb47.1AppointedGiovanni Vincenzo Acquaviva d’AragonaCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
12 FebDiedPedro González MansoBishop of Osma, Spain
26 FebAppointedJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bayeux, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
5 MarAppointedFabrizio ArcellaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedBerardo BongiovanniBishop of Camerino, Italy
44.2ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Camerino, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
11.0AppointedNiccolò Caetani di SermonetaAdministrator of Bisignano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
6 MarAppointedAngelo Pasquali, O.P. †Bishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
14 MarAppointedGiovanni Angelo PellegriniBishop of Fondi (Fundi), ItalyBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
2 AprOrdained BishopNicolás de AragónBishop of Bosa, Italy
8 Apr46.8Ordained BishopJuan Lopez de ZárateBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
59.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Marroquín HurtadoBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
11 Apr48.7AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Bishop of Burgos, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
57.3AppointedAntonio del Aguila Vela y PazBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
AppointedJoão de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Goa, India
44.3ResignedGiovanni Domenico de CupisAdministrator of Montepeloso, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
37.3AppointedPedro Fernández ManriqueCardinal, Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedAgostino GonzagaArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
AppointedAntonio Guevara Noroña, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
48.8AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
AppointedPietro QueriniBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
14 AprAppointedLuis Cabeza de VacaBishop of Palencia, Spain
17 AprDiedAntoine DuboisBishop of Béziers, France
20 AprAppointedMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
AppointedMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
27 AprAppointedJuan FonsecaBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
1 MaySucceededAngelo CollocioBishop of Nocera Umbra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedGuarino Favorino, O.S.B. †Bishop of Nocera Umbra, Italy
3 MayOrdained BishopMiguel de Sanguesa, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
10 May54.8DiedAndrzej KrzyckiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
18 MayBornGuido Luca FerreroTurinCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
28 May62.6ResignedLorenzo CampeggioAdministrator of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedGiovanni CampeggiBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), CroatiaBishop of Bologna, Italy
38.4AppointedPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
31 May64.8AppointedNikolaus von Schönberg, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
13 JunAppointedJean de LettesBishop of Béziers, FranceBishop Emeritus
17 Jun16.7AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Bitonto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
Ordained BishopJean Lunel (Lunelli), O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
19 JunDiedJohn KiteBishop of Carlisle, England, Great Britain
20 JunAppointedAntonio Calcena, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tortosa, Spain
61.0AppointedGian Pietro CarafaArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
39.2AppointedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Lyon, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedGiovanni SimonettaBishop of Lodi, Italy
62.5ResignedGiacomo SimonettaBishop of Lodi, ItalyCardinal, Administrator of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
24 JunDiedMario MaffeiBishop of Cavaillon, France
26 Jun31.6AppointedErcole GonzagaAdministrator of Tarazona, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Mantova, Italy
27 JunAppointedGiacomo Antonio Ferduzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy
AppointedJacques Leroy, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Bourges, France
AppointedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
AppointedRafael Llinás, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Mallorca, Spain
50.4ResignedJohannes von LupfenBishop-Elect of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
48.5ResignedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Archbishop of Bourges, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
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