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The Year of Our Lord 1551

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedMilo Baron FitzgeraldBishop of Ossory, Ireland
DiedNicola BeganicioBishop of Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
BornGuillaume de BerghesArchbishop of Cambrai, France
BornZbynék Berka z Dubé a LiepéArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
DiedFilippo BonaBishop of Famagusta, Cyprus
20.0SelectedFriedrich von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
DiedGiacomo Bruni de SeveroBishop of Dragonara, Italy
DiedNicolas Bureau, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
DiedCarlo de CameraBishop of Mondovi, Italy
ResignedTommaso Cervino, O.P. †Bishop of Stagno (Ston), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
68.6ResignedLudovico Chericato (Chierepati), O.F.M. †Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
BornTomás Cortés de SangüesaBishop of Teruel, Spain
DiedJohn Coyn (Quin), O.P. †Bishop of Limerick, Ireland
DiedPedro del CampoAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
Ordained BishopFernando de Uranga (Urango)Bishop of Santiago de CubaBishop of Santiago de Cuba
35.0ResignedAlvaro della QuadraBishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
DiedScipione DuraBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
BornAlonso Orozco Enriquez de Armendáriz Castellanos y Toledo, O. de M. †Bishop of Michoacán, México
DiedBiagio Fabrizio di Cresseno, O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
DiedBerenguer GombauBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
50.0ResignedNicholas HeathBishop of Worcester, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of York, England, Great Britain
47.0DiedAntonio Hoyos de SalamancaBishop of Gurk, Austria
DiedStygge KrumpenBishop of Vestervig (Børglum), Denmark
DiedAntoine Le Tonnellier, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Thérouanne, France
DiedGiovanni Matteo LuciferoBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
DiedAnnibale MagalottiBishop of Alessano, Italy
AppointedGiulio Magnani, O.F.M. Conv. †Minister General of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Calvi Risorta, Italy
DiedCoriolamus MartyranusBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
DiedPascase Maupair, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Selymbria
DiedJohn Meehray (MacGrath), O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
DiedFernando de MudanaBishop of Larino, Italy
BornCinzio Passeri AldobrandiniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Vincoli
BornPrudencio Sandoval, O.S.B. †Bishop of Pamplona, Spain
57.6ResignedGirolamo Seripando, O.E.S.A. †Superior General of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
BornFrancisco de Sosa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Osma, Spain
BornFrancisco Terrones del CañoBishop of León, Spain
62.0ResignedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Administrator of Auch, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
54.0ResignedGirolamo VeralloArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
46.0ResignedAntoine-Charles de VescBishop of Castres, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornFrancisco VirgiliBishop of Lérida, Spain
AppointedJohann von SchönbergBishop of Gurk, Austria
BornBernhard von WaldeckFormer Bishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
73.0DiedFriedrich zu WiedFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
BornTommaso ZerulaBishop of Minori, Italy
17 JanBornMinuccio MinucciArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
19 JanAppointedTomás Casillas, O.P. †Bishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
AppointedLeonello Cibo (Cybo)Bishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedFrancisco de la Cerda Córdoba, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
34.0AppointedJakob ElinerAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
34.0AppointedJakob ElinerTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
28.0AppointedJean Saint-Romain de Saint-ChamondArchbishop of Aix, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jan39.1DiedAndrea CornaroCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedJean d’AmoncourtBishop of Poitiers, France
AppointedPhilibert Dugny de Courgengoux, O.S.B. †Bishop of Autun, France
AppointedOnorato Fascitelli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Isola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
38.0AppointedSebastiano GualterioBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
70.0ResignedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Poitiers, FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
2 FebBornŠtefan SzuhayArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
3 FebDiedGeorg NeumannAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
18 Feb43.3AppointedDurante DurantiCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedOrazio GrecoBishop of Lesina, Italy
AppointedRodericus VásquezTitular Bishop of Troja
AppointedRodrigo VázquezAuxiliary Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
AppointedRodrigo VázquezTitular Bishop of TroasAuxiliary Bishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
25 Feb46.1AppointedJan DrohojowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
54.1AppointedPedro Fernandes SardinhaBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
AppointedPietro de Gozzo, O.P. †Bishop of Stagno (Ston), Croatia
55.1AppointedAndrzej ZebrzydowskiBishop of Kraków, Poland
27 FebBornAnastasio GermonioArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
28 Feb51.1DiedJacques Hanot, O. Praem. †Auxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
MarDiedUbaldinus BandinelliBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
DiedMartino de CruceBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
2 Mar46.8SelectedStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Cardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
4 MarAppointedJean de FonsecAdministrator of Tulle, FranceFormer Administrator
AppointedAndré Tixier, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Saint-Flour, France
AppointedAndré Tixier, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Flour, France
5 MarDiedEdmund Butler, O.SS.T. †Archbishop of Cashel, Ireland
11 MarBornWilliam ChisholmBishop of Vaison, France
14 Mar50.6ResignedFederico CesiAdministrator of Vulturara e Montecorvino, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
16 Mar59.2ResignedJean du BellayBishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedEustache du BellayBishop of Paris, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedLeonardo BenzoniBishop of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy
18 Mar50.7AppointedFederico CesiAdministrator of Cremona, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
AppointedEtienne Paris, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
AppointedEtienne Paris, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AbelonAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
21 Mar38.1Ordained BishopSebastiano GualterioBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
27 MarDiedJohannes Schneider (Sartorius, Wilmecker), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
28 MarBornGiulio SansedoniBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
6 Apr50.2ResignedGeorges d’ArmagnacArchbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.2AppointedPedro La GascaBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
37.2AppointedJean des Monstiers de Froissac (Dufresne de Moustiers)Bishop of Bayonne, FranceBishop Emeritus
AppointedBartolomeo PiperoBishop of Mondovi, Italy
AppointedÉtienne PoncherArchbishop of Tours, France
10 AprDiedTito CandianoBishop Emeritus of Chiron, Greece
19 Apr63.1DiedValentin von TetlebenBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
22 Apr41.6AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Auch, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
55.2AppointedGaspare Ricciullo del Fosso, O.M. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, ItalyArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
26.1ResignedCharles de Guise de LorraineBishop of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
66.3AppointedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
AppointedManuel de NoronhaBishop of Lamego, Portugal
AppointedPaolo Emilio VeralloArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Capaccio, Italy
27 AprAppointedCornelio (Thomas) Scozonolbi (Scorontilbi, Skorojevic), O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
28 Apr51.2DiedJodocus HoetfilterBishop of Lübeck, Germany
8 May64.2DiedJohannes von LupfenFormer Bishop-Elect of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
10 May34.3Ordained BishopJakob ElinerTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
11 May41.7ResignedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Lyon, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
47.0ConfirmedStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Cardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
57.3AppointedFrancesco PisaniAdministrator of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
62.3AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
17 May58.3Ordained BishopPedro La GascaBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
18 MayOrdained BishopAndré Tixier, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of RhosusAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Flour, France
22 MayAppointedFrancisco Conceicao, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedFrancisco Conceicao, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MassilitanAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
AppointedChristoph von der SchulenburgBishop of Ratzeburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
26 MayBornPierre de ValernodBishop of Nîmes, France
7 JunOrdained BishopThéodore Jean de ClermontBishop of Senez, France
9 JunSelectedPatrick WalshBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
10 JunAppointedJean Valere (Vallier)Bishop of Grasse, France
15 Jun30.3AppointedAnnibale BozzutiArchbishop of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni BrunoArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
30.6ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
59.4AppointedDietrich von RedenBishop of Lübeck, GermanyBishop Emeritus
19 JunBornDomenico GinnasiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
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