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The Year of Our Lord 1542

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJuan Alvarez de CaldasBishop of Ávila, Spain
ResignedFabrizio ArcellaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMalaquías Asso, O. Cist. †Bishop of Jaca, Spain
BornRutilio BenzoniBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
BornLouis de BerlaymontArchbishop 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 CusaniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
DiedGiovanni Battista del GiudiceBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
25.0Ordained PriestJakob ElinerPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
BornGiuseppe FaraoniBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
60.0ResignedGiovanni Pietro FerrettiCoadjutor Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Lavello, Italy
DiedGirolamo Fornari, O.P. †Bishop of Belcastro, Italy
BornOttavio Mirto FrangipaniArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
ResignedFernando de Gerona, O.S.A. †Bishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMatthias Van den Hove (Hovius)Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
29.1Ordained PriestMarcin KromerPriestBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornCelso ManciniBishop of Alessano, Italy
BornMarco Antonio MarsilioArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
BornPedro Martins, S.J. †Bishop 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 MonrealBishop of Huesca, Spain
DiedGuy de Montmiral, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Megara
DiedThomas O’HurleyBishop of Emly, Ireland
DiedJoachim RönnovFormer Bishop-Elect of Roskilde (Roeskilde), Denmark
DiedSebastiano RossiBishop of Caorle, Italy
DiedBenedetto de SanctisBishop of Alessano, Italy
10.2EnteredCostanzo (Gasparo) de Sarnano (Torri), O.F.M. Conv. †Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
BornOttavio SantacroceBishop of Cervia, Italy
BornNicolò StizziaBishop of Cefalù, Italy
DiedClaude de TournonBishop Emeritus of Viviers (Aps), France
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
AppointedChristoph von LambergBishop of Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus
BornJakob Christoph Blarer von WartenseeBishop of Basel, Switzerland
2 Jan56.0Ordained BishopJan Dubravius (Skála z Doubravky a Hradiště)Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
9 JanAppointedJoão Baptiste, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
AppointedJoão Baptiste, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusAuxiliary Bishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
AppointedPedro FernandoTitular Bishop of Hippos
AppointedJohann von MünchhausenBishop of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia
AppointedAndré Richer, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sens, France
AppointedAndré Richer, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of ChalcedonAuxiliary Bishop of Sens, France
27 Jan21.0AppointedRobert StewartBishop of Caithness, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
29 JanOrdained BishopGirolamo Beccadelli BolognaBishop of Siracusa, Italy
1 Feb61.9DiedGirolamo AleandroCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Brindisi, Italy
DiedGiovanni OmodeiBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
2 FebDiedLouis d’AcignéBishop of Nantes, France
6 Feb62.0InstalledMiguel da SilvaCardinal-Priest of Santi XII ApostoliCardinal, Administrator of Massa Marittima, Italy
20.0AppointedEduardo de PortugalArchbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop-Elect
39.6AppointedGirolamo Recanati CapodiferroBishop of Nice, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, 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
53.0AppointedUberto 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
57.3AppointedAntonio PucciCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedAlbin de RochechouartBishop of Sisteron, France
1 MarAppointedJean de Arena de Colonia, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedJean de Arena de Colonia, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of BasilitanusAuxiliary Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedGian Matteo Castaldo, O.S.B. †Bishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
AppointedPierre de MareuilBishop of Lavaur, France
AppointedJean ValereAuxiliary Bishop of Tours, France
AppointedJean ValereTitular Bishop of CroaeAuxiliary Bishop of Tours, 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
Apr75.2ResignedGiorgio AndreasiApostolic Nuncio to Venice, ItalyBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
28.2Ordained BishopWolfgang von SalmBishop of Passau, Germany
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
32.6AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Tréguier, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
AppointedLuzius ItherBishop of Chur, Switzerland
May45.3ResignedDionisio Neagrus Laurerio, O.S.M. †Prior General of Order of Friar Servants of MaryCardinal, Bishop of Urbino, Italy
54.3Ordained BishopJohannes von WeezeBishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
1 May37.3Ordained BishopGirolamo FoscariBishop of Torcello (Turris), Italy
5 MayAppointedClaude AndryAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
AppointedClaude AndryTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Chartres, France
45.3AppointedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Bishop of Elne, FranceArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedGiacomo de’ GiacomelliBishop of Belcastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedCornelius IdeayBishop of Kilmacduagh, Ireland
AppointedTerence O’BrienBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
DiedBernard O’Donnell, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Elphin, Ireland
AppointedBernard O’Higgins, O.S.A. †Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
AppointedJerónimo RequesénsBishop of Tortosa, Spain
11 MayAppointedGuy Grégoire, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Angers, France
AppointedGuy Grégoire, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of RaphaneaAuxiliary Bishop of Angers, France
12 May26.3AppointedAlvaro della QuadraBishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
AppointedSebastiano Leccavella, O.P. †Archbishop of Naxos, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
14 MayOrdained BishopSebastiano Leccavella, O.P. †Archbishop of Naxos, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy
21 May24.7Ordained BishopAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaBishop of Arras, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
39.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Manrique de LaraBishop of Orense, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
22 May44.3AppointedFrancisco de Navarra y HualdeBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
BornGeorg von KuenburgArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
28 May29.8Ordained BishopCristoforo MadruzzoBishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
31 May46.4AppointedJan DziaduskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), UkraineBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
52.4AppointedMikołaj DzierżgowskiBishop of Chełm, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
2 JunAppointedEsteban AlmeidaBishop of León, SpainBishop of Cartagena (en España)
58.4Elevated 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
33.3Elevated 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
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