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The Year of Our Lord 1550

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornGiovanni Stefano AjazzaVercellenBishop of Asti, Italy
BornGerolamo Arsengo, O.F.M. Conv. †ChiosBishop of Bacău, Romania
30.0Ordained PriestAntonio Avendaño y Paz, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Quito, Ecuador
BornConstantino BarradasLisboaBishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
75.0DiedGerolamo BorgiaBishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
DiedGiovanni Maria ButtinoniBishop Emeritus of Sagone (Sagona), France
DiedValentino CantalicioBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
DiedGregorio Castagnola, O.P. †Bishop of Milos (Melos), Greece
BornFrançois Vernède-CorneillanOrlonhacBishop of Rodez, France
22.8Ordained PriestZaccaria DelfinoPriestCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
70.0DiedAntonio de la Cruz, O.F.M. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
DiedFerdinando de’ MediciBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece
BornJosé (Giuseppe) Esteve Juan (Stefano)ValenciaBishop of Orihuela, Spain
29.2ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
ResignedAscanio FerrariBishop of Montepeloso, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJuan FerrerArchbishop of Arles, France
BornJohann Flugi d&rqsuo;ApremontSankt MoritzBishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
AppointedEgidio Foscherani, O.P. †Bishop of Modena, Italy
ResignedFrancisco FríasBishop of Ario, GreeceBishop Emeritus
BornJuan García ValdemoraEl Casar de TalamancaBishop of Tui, Spain
53.0ResignedStephen GardinerBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
ResignedLuca GauricoBishop of Civitate (Città or Civita), ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedGirolamo GhianderoniBishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedTommaso LambertiniBishop of Isola, Italy
BornGregor LeisentritOlomoucPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
BornGermanico MalaspinaParmaBishop of San Severo, Italy
DiedBaldassare Marachi (Monaco), O.S.A. †Bishop of Lesina, Italy
BornLorenzo Monzonís Galatina, O.F.M. †Otranto, ItalyBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
14.0ProfessedSebastião de Morais de Funchal, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Funay (Funai), Japan
DiedAngelo Pasquali, O.P. †Bishop of Mottola (Motula), Italy
DiedBartholomaeus Portaligni, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Troja
BornAdrian von Riedmatten (I)Bishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
Ordained PriestUrban SagstetterPriest of Wien, AustriaBishop of Gurk, Austria
BornPaolo Emilio SammarcoRossanenBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
ResignedGiovanni Tommaso SanfeliceBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedFrancesco Bernardino SimonettaBishop of Perugia, Italy
BornJan TarnowskiArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
BornErcole VaccariBolognaArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
ResignedGerolamo VeccianiBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedMarco Quinto Vigerio della RovereBishop of Senigallia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedJohann von MalenteinBishop of Seckau, Austria
1 JanDiedPedro ManuelArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
15 Jan48.0SelectedNikolaus von CarlowitzBishop of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
31 Jan49.1DiedNiccolò RidolfiCardinal, Administrator of Vicenza, Italy
7 Feb62.4ElectedGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MontePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
21 Feb60.1DiedPhilippe de La Chambre, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
22 Feb62.4InstalledGiovanni Maria Ciocchi del MontePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGiovanni Girolamo de’ RossiBishop of Pavia, Italy
24 Feb57.1AppointedLouis de Bourbon de Vendôme (II)Cardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Laon, France
28 Feb61.6AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
58.2AppointedJean du BellayCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
73.7AppointedGian Pietro CarafaCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
49.7AppointedFederico CesiCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
58.5AppointedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
62.2AppointedGeorges d’Amboise (II)Cardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
51.2AppointedNiccolò GaddiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via Lata
41.4AppointedFrancisco Mendoza BobadillaCardinal-Priest of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
56.2AppointedFrancesco PisaniCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
57.2AppointedAntoine Sanguin de MeudonCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
AppointedCristoforo SpiritiPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
61.2AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Cardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
36.0AppointedOtto Truchseß von WaldburgCardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaCardinal, Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
5 Mar32.3AppointedFulvio Giulio della Corgna, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Perugia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedGian Pietro FerrettiBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedAlexander GordonArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
AppointedRoderick MacleneBishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
41.2AppointedLeonardo Marini, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Mantova, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Alba (Pompea), Italy
41.2AppointedLeonardo Marini, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaBishop Emeritus of Alba (Pompea), Italy
7 MarOrdained BishopPedro Gómez Malaver (Maraver)Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
9 Mar26.5AppointedCharles Bourbon de VendômeAdministrator of Carcassonne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
10 Mar61.7InstalledPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Cardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
13 MarAppointedStefano Gattalusio, O.S.B. †Bishop of Milos (Melos), Greece
16 MarAppointedJohannes KridtAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
17 MarAppointedAngelo Bragadin, O.P. †Bishop of Vicenza, Italy
19 Mar64.5AppointedGiovanni Angelo ArcimboldiArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
26.5ResignedCharles Bourbon de VendômeBishop of Saintes, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
AppointedFabio ColonnaTitular Patriarch of ConstantinopleBishop of Aversa, Italy
40.6AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Archbishop (Personal Title) of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedAlberto Divini, O.P. †Bishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
19.6ResignedRanuccio Farnese, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Titular Patriarch of ConstantinopleCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
29.2ConfirmedThomas von PlantaBishop of Chur, Switzerland
23 Mar45.9Ordained BishopStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Bishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandCardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
1 Apr50.3AppointedThomas ThirlbyBishop of Norwich, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Ely, England, Great Britain
5 AprBornAndrés PachecoPuebla de MontalbánBishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Spain
6 Apr40.3Ordained PriestJakob von EltzPriest of Trier, GermanyArchbishop
14 Apr58.6DiedInnocenzo Cibo (Cybo)Cardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
16 Apr44.3ConfirmedMichael HeldingBishop of Merseburg, Germany
18 Apr55.2AppointedGiacomo PuteoArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedGirolamo SauliArchbishop of Genova, Italy
1 May12.3AppointedLuigi d’EsteBishop of Ferrara, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
60.1ResignedGiovanni SalviatiAdministrator of Ferrara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
10 May52.1DiedJean de LorraineCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
17 May50.7DiedJohann Albrecht von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, Germany
18 May26.3SucceededCharles de Guise de LorraineBishop of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
20 MayBornSimeone Tagliavia d’AragoniaCastle Veziano, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
23 MayAppointedZaccaria Giovanni DivanicBishop of Pedena, Austria
AppointedGuilio GonzagaTitular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}
AppointedBaltazar Limpo, O. Carm. †Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedGian Matteo Luchi (di Luca)Bishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyBishop of Tropea, Italy
41.3ResignedGiovanni Gerolamo Morone (Moroni)Bishop of Modena, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
AppointedUrbano Vigerio della RovereBishop of Senigallia, Italy
30 May18.4Elevated to CardinalInnocenzo Ciocchi del MonteCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via Lata
65.4ResignedRobert de LénoncourtBishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
23.4AppointedPhilippe de LénoncourtBishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Auxerre, France
18.4AppointedLudovico MadruzzoCoadjutor Bishop of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Bishop
32.4AppointedGiovanni Andrea MercurioCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
49.7AppointedSebastiano Antonio PighiniCardinal, Archbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
AppointedGerardo RambaldiBishop of Civitate (Città or Civita), Italy
2 Jun18.4InstalledInnocenzo Ciocchi del MonteCardinal-Deacon of Sant’OnofrioCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via Lata
AppointedMarco Fedele GonzagaBishop of Ossero (Osor), CroatiaBishop of Mantova, Italy
6 JunBornMaffeo VenierVeneziaArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
8 Jun26.5Ordained BishopLorenzo StrozziBishop of Béziers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Aix, France
11 JunDiedJohann LaymannAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
15 JunBornAlfonso del Galdo, O.P. †Medina del Campo, SpainBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
16 Jun50.5InstalledJulião de AlvaBishop of Portalegre, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal
17 Jun40.8ResignedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Autun, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
27 Jun61.9AppointedJuan Álvarez de Toledo, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
AppointedJohannes Alberti, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
AppointedJohannes Alberti, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany
66.5AppointedCristoforo Guidalotti Ciocchi del MonteBishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Cagli, Italy
AppointedGiovanni Ciocchi del MonteBishop of Cagli, Italy
38.5AppointedAndrea CornaroCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
40.8AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
47.5ResignedAntonio de Fonseca, O.S.A. †Bishop of Pamplona, SpainBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedNiccolò GaddiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Cardinal-Priest
22.7AppointedLouis de Guise de LorraineBishop of Albi, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
41.8AppointedFrancisco Mendoza BobadillaCardinal, Bishop of Burgos, Spain
57.5AppointedAlvaro MoscosoBishop of Pamplona, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
40.5AppointedPedro Ponce de LéonBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Plasencia, Spain
43.5AppointedGaspar Zúñiga AvellanedaBishop of Segovia, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
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