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The Year of Our Lord 1551

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedNicola BeganicioBishop of Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
BornGuillaume de BerghesArchbishop of Cambrai, France
BornZbynék Berka z Dubé a LiepéDreveniceArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
21.0SelectedFriedrich von BrandenburgArchbishop of Magdeburg, GermanyArchbishop-Elect
DiedJacobus Brunus de SeveroBishop of Dragonara, Italy
DiedNicolas Bureau, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tournai, Belgium
DiedCarlo de CameraBishop of Mondovi, Italy
ResignedTommaso Cervino, O.P. †Bishop of Stagno (Ston), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
68.7ResignedLudovico Chericato (Chierepati), O.F.M. †Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
BornTomás Cortés de SangüesaHuescaBishop of Teruel, Spain
DiedPedro del CampoAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
Ordained BishopFernando de Uranga (Urango)Bishop of Santiago de CubaBishop of Santiago de Cuba
ResignedAlvaro 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. †Sevilla, SpainBishop 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
DiedGiovanni Matteo LuciferoBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
DiedAnnibale MagalottiBishop of Alessano, Italy
DiedCoriolamus MartyranusBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
DiedPascase Maupair, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Selymbria
DiedFernando de MudanaBishop of Larino, Italy
BornCinzio Passeri AldobrandiniSenigallia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in Vincoli
BornPrudencio Sandobal, O.S.B. †ValladolidBishop of Pamplona, Spain
57.7ResignedGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Superior General of Order of St. AugustineCardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
BornFrancisco de Sosa, O.F.M. †ToledoBishop of Osma, Spain
BornFrancisco Terrones del CañoAndújarBishop 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
ResignedAntoine-Charles de VescBishop of Castres, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornFrancisco VirgiliTarragonaBishop of Lérida, Spain
BornBernhard von WaldeckFormer Bishop-Elect of Osnabrück, Germany
73.0DiedFriedrich zu WiedFormer Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
BornTommaso ZerulaBeneventoBishop of Minori, Italy
17 JanBornMinuccio MinucciSerravalleArchbishop 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
AppointedJean de Saint-ChamondArchbishop of Aix, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jan39.1DiedAndrea CornaroCardinal, Bishop of Brescia, Italy
AppointedOnorato Fascitelli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Isola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
38.0AppointedSebastiano GualterioBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
70.1ResignedClaude de Longwy de GivryAdministrator of Poitiers, FranceCardinal, Administrator of Langres, France
2 FebBornŠtefan SzuhaySuchá nad ParnouArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
3 FebDiedGeorg NeumannAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
18 Feb43.4AppointedDurante 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 GermonioSaleArchbishop of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France
MarDiedUbaldinus BandinelliBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
BornGiulio SansedoniSenenBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
2 Mar46.8SelectedStanislaw Hosius (Hozjusz)Cardinal, Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
5 MarDiedEdmund Butler, O.SS.T. †Archbishop of Cashel, Ireland
14 Mar50.7ResignedFederico 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
21 Mar38.2Ordained BishopSebastiano GualterioBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
27 MarDiedJohannes Schneider, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
6 Apr50.3ResignedGeorges d’ArmagnacArchbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedPedro La GascaBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
AppointedBartolomeo PiperoBishop of Mondovi, Italy
19 Apr63.2DiedValentin von TetlebenBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
22 Apr41.7AppointedIppolito d’Este (II)Administrator of Auch, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
55.3AppointedGaspare Ricciullo del Fosso, O.M. †Bishop of Calvi Risorta, ItalyArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
27.2ResignedCharles de Guise de LorraineBishop of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
66.3AppointedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
AppointedPaolo Emilio VeralloArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Capaccio, Italy
27 AprAppointedCornelio Scozonolbi (Scorontilbi), O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
28 Apr51.3DiedJodocus HoetfilterBishop of Lübeck, Germany
8 May64.2DiedJohannes von LupfenFormer Bishop-Elect of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
10 May34.4Ordained 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
57.4AppointedFrancesco PisaniAdministrator of Narbonne, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
62.4AppointedFrançois de Tournon, C.R.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France
17 May58.4Ordained BishopPedro La GascaBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
26 MayBornPierre de ValernodSaint-VallierBishop of Nîmes, France
11 Jun59.4AppointedDietrich von RedenBishop of Lübeck, GermanyBishop Emeritus
15 Jun30.4AppointedAnnibale BozzutiArchbishop of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedGiovanni BrunoArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
30.7ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Avignon, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
19 JunBornDomenico GinnasiCastel BologneseCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
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