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The Year of Our Lord 1542

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJuan Alvarez de CaldasCaldasBishop of Ávila, Spain
ResignedFabrizio ArcellaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMalaquías Asso, O. Cist. †La MuelaBishop of Jaca, Spain
BornLouis de BerlaymontBerlaimontArchbishop of Cambrai, France
BornFrancesco Bonfiglio, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ascoli Satriano, Italy
ResignedReinoldus BuschovedenBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], EstoniaBishop Emeritus
BornAndrea CanutoBishop Emeritus of Oppido Mamertina, Italy
ResignedBernardino CastellariBishop of Pozzuoli, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
DiedOttaviano de CastelloBishop of San Leone, Italy
ResignedAscanio CesariniBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAgostino CusaniMilan, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
25.0Ordained PriestJakob ElinerPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
DiedGirolamo Fornari, O.P. †Bishop of Belcastro, Italy
ResignedFernando de Gerona, O.S.A. †Bishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMatthias Van den Hove (Hovius)MechelenArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
29.1Ordained PriestMarcin KromerPriestBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornCelso ManciniBishop of Alessano, Italy
BornPedro Martins, S.J. †CoimbraBishop of Funay (Funai), Japan
DiedNicolas Pedro MendezBishop of Tanger, Morocco
23.9Ordained PriestGodfried von Mierlo, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Haarlem, Netherlands
BornDiego MonrealZaragozaBishop of Huesca, Spain
DiedGuy de Montmiral, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Megara
DiedThomas O’HurleyBishop of Emly, Ireland
DiedSebastiano RossiBishop of Caorle, Italy
28.0Ordained BishopWolfgang von SalmBishop of Passau, Germany
DiedBenedetto de SanctisBishop of Alessano, Italy
BornNicolò StizziaBishop of Cefalù, Italy
53.0AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Superior General of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
BornLorenzo VittoriArchbishop of Candia, Greece
BornJakob Christoph Blarer von WartenseeBishop of Basel, Switzerland
9 JanAppointedPedro FernandoTitular Bishop of Hippos
AppointedJoannes MonichusenBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
27 Jan20.1AppointedRobert StewartBishop of Caithness, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
1 Feb62.0DiedGirolamo AleandroCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Brindisi, Italy
DiedGiovanni OmodeiBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
2 FebDiedLouis d’AcignéBishop of Nantes, France
6 Feb62.1InstalledMiguel da SilvaCardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
39.6AppointedGirolamo Recanati CapodiferroCardinal, Bishop of Nice, France
7 FebDiedAndreas HenleinAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
13 FebDiedAlessandro Cesarini (Sr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
15 Feb71.7AppointedPietro Bembo, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Administrator of Bergamo, Italy
58.3AppointedGasparo ContariniCardinal-Priest of Santa PrassedeCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
64.1AppointedFrancesco Cornaro (Sr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
53.1AppointedUberto GambaraCardinal-Priest of Sant’ApollinareCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
52.1AppointedPhilippe de La Chambre, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
57.4AppointedAntonio PucciCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
1 MarAppointedGian Matteo Castaldo, O.S.B. †Bishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
AppointedPierre de MareuilBishop of Lavaur, France
15 MarAppointedEgidio Falcetta de CinguloBishop of Caorle, ItalyBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
AppointedPedro Gau, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedPedro Gau, O.P. †Titular Bishop of CerauniaAuxiliary Bishop of Urgell, Spain
AppointedGiulio Cesare de GennaroBishop of Nicotera, Italy
16 MarDiedGeorge CromerArchbishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
22 MarAppointedFernando Niño de GuevaraArchbishop of Granada, SpainPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
72.2ResignedBartolomeo GuidiccioniBishop of Teramo, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Lucca, Italy
29 Mar57.2AppointedGaspar Ávalos de la CuevaCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
39.2AppointedFrancisco Manrique de LaraBishop of Orense, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
19 AprAppointedBernardino Silverii-PiccolominiBishop of Teramo, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
26 Apr49.3ResignedLouis de Bourbon de Vendôme (II)Administrator of Tréguier, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Laon, France
AppointedEvangelista CittadiniBishop of Alessano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
32.7AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Tréguier, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
AppointedLuzius ItherBishop of Chur, Switzerland
May54.3Ordained BishopJohannes von WeezeBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
5 MayAppointedCharles AndryAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedCharles AndryTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
59.3AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Bishop of Elne, FranceArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedGiacomo de’ GiacomelliBishop of Belcastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedTerence O’BrienBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
AppointedBernard O’Higgins, O.S.A. †Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
AppointedJerónimo RequesénsBishop of Tortosa, Spain
12 MayAppointedAlvaro della QuadraBishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
AppointedSebastiano Leccavella, O.P. †Archbishop of Naxos, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
21 May24.8Ordained BishopAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaBishop of Arras, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
39.4Ordained BishopFrancisco Manrique de LaraBishop of Orense, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
22 May44.4AppointedFrancisco de Navarra y HualdeBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
BornGeorg von KuenburgMooshamArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
28 May29.9Ordained BishopCristoforo MadruzzoBishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
31 May46.4AppointedJan DzieduskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
52.4AppointedMikołaj DzierzgowskiBishop of Chełm, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
2 JunAppointedEsteban AlmeidaBishop of León, SpainBishop of Cartagena (en España)
58.5Elevated to CardinalTommaso Badia, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in Capite
Elevated to CardinalPomponio Cecci (Cesi)Cardinal, Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
59.4Elevated to CardinalGregorio (Giovanni Andrea) Cortese, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Administrator of Urbino, Italy
42.4Elevated to CardinalMarcello CrescenziCardinal, Administrator of Conza, Italy
52.4Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Vincenzo Acquaviva d’AragonaCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
29.9Elevated to CardinalCristoforo MadruzzoIn PectoreCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
33.4Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
78.0Elevated to CardinalRoberto PucciCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
52.4AppointedSebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal (Arellano)Bishop of Cuenca, Spain
12 Jun58.5InstalledTommaso Badia, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in Capite
InstalledPomponio Cecci (Cesi)Cardinal-Priest of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
52.4InstalledGiovanni Vincenzo Acquaviva d’AragonaCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
78.0InstalledRoberto PucciCardinal-Priest of Santi Nereo ed AchilleoCardinal, Bishop of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
21 JunAppointedJuan Jubí, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
AppointedJuan Jubí, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
JulDiedJuan Fernando AnguloBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
2 JulOrdained BishopCharles AndryTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
5 JulAppointedFrancesco de NoctucisBishop of Oppido Mamertina, Italy
14 JulBornKaspar von SeckendorffSimmelsdorfBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
28 JulOrdained BishopFrançois de Carreau, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Orléans, France
4 AugDiedPomponio Cecci (Cesi)Cardinal, Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
DiedJaime de Conchillos, O. de M. †Bishop of Lérida, Spain
7 AugAppointedPietro Antonio de AngelisBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
18 Aug44.4AppointedJean de LorraineAdministrator of Nantes, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedJohann Ruger, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
AppointedJohann Ruger, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AthyraAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
AppointedGerolamo VeccianiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24 Aug58.9DiedGasparo ContariniCardinal, Bishop of Belluno, Italy
BornJuan Bartolome de Bohórquez e Hinojosa, O.P. †MéxicoBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
59.6Ordained BishopFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Bishop of Elne, FranceArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
1 SepResignedRobert King, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lincoln, England, Great BritainTitular Bishop of Rheon
2 SepOrdained BishopFrançois du BourgBishop of Rieux, France
7 SepOrdained BishopBernard O’Higgins, O.S.A. †Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
11 SepAppointedGiulio ContariniBishop of Belluno, Italy
17 Sep38.8Ordained BishopMoritz von HuttenBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
45.7DiedDionisio Neagrus Laurerio, O.S.M. †Cardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
24 SepBornSigmund Friedrich Fugger von KirchbergAugsburgBishop of Regensburg, Germany
3 Oct60.8DiedŁukasz GórkaBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
4 OctBornSt. Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino, S.J. †Montepulciano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
11 OctAppointedValerio CancellieriBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
55.1AppointedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MonteCardinal-Priest of Santa PrassedePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
16 Oct59.8InstalledGregorio (Giovanni Andrea) Cortese, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of San Ciriaco alle Terme DioclezianeCardinal, Administrator of Urbino, Italy
33.7InstalledGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Cardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
21 OctOrdained BishopPedro VaguerBishop of Alghero, Italy
1 Nov50.8AppointedJean du BellayBishop of Le Mans, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
ResignedRené du Bellay de LangeyBishop of Le Mans, FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Nov59.8AppointedGregorio (Giovanni Andrea) Cortese, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Administrator of Urbino, Italy
42.8InstalledMarcello CrescenziCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Administrator of Conza, Italy
AppointedJulius von PflugBishop of Naumburg, Germany
11 NovBornScipione GonzagaMantua, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria del Popolo
15 NovDiedLouis de Pélissier, O.S.A. †Bishop of Orange, France
23 NovAppointedGonçalo PinheiroBishop of Tanger, MoroccoBishop of Viseu, Portugal
24 NovAppointedThaddée Fumer, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Nevers, France
AppointedThaddée Fumer, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of SelymbriaAuxiliary Bishop of Nevers, France
1 Dec30.4SelectedCristoforo MadruzzoCoadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
2 DecBornFerdinando FarneseLateraBishop Emeritus of Parma, Italy
7 Dec90.9DiedJulián Garcés, O.P. †Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
9 DecDiedLorenzo PérezAuxiliary Bishop of Tarragona, Spain
11 DecAppointedTommaso Caselli, O.P. †Bishop of San Leone, ItalyBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), Italy
30.4ConfirmedCristoforo MadruzzoCoadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
17 DecDiedChristoph Fuchs von FuchsbergBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
30.4SucceededCristoforo MadruzzoCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
20 DecAppointedHippolytus ArrivabeneBishop of Hierapetra, GreeceBishop Emeritus
38.6AppointedBernardino ElvinoBishop of Anglona, ItalyBishop of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
29 DecOrdained BishopJoseph O’Neylan, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Kilfenora, Ireland

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