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The Year of Our Lord 1554

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornDiego de Arce, O.F.M. †Madrid, SpainBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
BornSebastianus Aroldus, O.F.M. †VeniceBishop of Rethymo, Greece
BornJean de BonsiFlorenceCardinal, Bishop of Béziers, France
ResignedMichel BriçonnetBishop of Nîmes, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornGiulio CalviAlvitoBishop of Sora, Italy
45.0ResignedMelchor Cano, O.P. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
ResignedLeonello Cibo (Cybo)Bishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedFabio ColonnaBishop of Aversa, Italy
AppointedPietro Francesco ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
DiedPietro Francesco ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
BornAntonio CorrioneroBabilafuenteBishop of Salamanca, Spain
ResignedMarcantonio della CroceBishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornJean DaffisBordeauxBishop of Lombez, France
DiedGiacomo DifnicoBishop of Nona (Nin), Croatia
DiedGiampaolo da PisaBishop of Acerra, Italy
DiedAnnet de PlasBishop of Bazas, France
BornFrancisco EsquivelVitoriaArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
23.4AppointedRanuccio Farnese, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Titular Patriarch of ConstantinopleCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
ResignedGian Pietro FerrettiBishop of Lavello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedAlessandro Stefano Filodori, O.P. †Bishop of Cittŕ di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGuillaume Gifford, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Reims, France
BornGirolamo Giustiniani, O.P. †ChiosBishop Emeritus of Chios (Scio), Greece
DiedFrancisco GutiérrezBishop of Ischia, Italy
53.0AppointedNicholas HeathBishop of Worcester, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of York, England, Great Britain
BornPirro ImperoliVerulanBishop of Jesi, Italy
BornPeter LombardWaterfordArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
DiedLeonardo de MagistrisBishop of Alessano, Italy
BornTiberio MandosiBishop of Montalto (delle Marche), Italy
BornPedro Manrique, O.S.A. †Naples, ItalyArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
BornFernando Martins MascarenhasBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
ResignedAntonio Bernardo de MirandolaBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornJuan Moriz SalazarValladolidBishop of Huesca, Spain
ResignedTiberio MutiBishop of Assisi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornLuis Jerónimo Oré, O.F.M. †Huamanga, PeruBishop of Concepción, Chile
ResignedFrancesco OrsiniBishop of Tricarico, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedAlessandro PiccolominiBishop of Montalcino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Pienza, Italy
49.0Ordained BishopWalerian ProtasewiczBishop of Lutsk (Łuck), UkraineBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
BornManuel Quero TurilloJaén, SpainBishop of Cefalů, Italy
62.0ResignedDietrich von RedenBishop of Lübeck, GermanyBishop Emeritus
DiedNiccolň di Lorenzo RodolfiBishop of Orvieto, Italy
BornGregorio de Sanctis, C.R. †NapoliBishop of Belcastro, Italy
BornOtto SchenkingInflantyBishop of Wenden (Windau), Poland
BornAndrés de San Jerónimo, O.S.H. †Bishop of Vic, Spain
BornOrazio SpannocchiBishop of Chiusi, Italy
BornMarcin SzyszkowskiIłżyBishop of Kraków, Poland
80.0AppointedCuthbert TunstallBishop of Durham, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
BornFrancesco UbaldiTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
ResignedAlfonso de ValdecabrasBishop of Dragonara, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Capri, Italy
SucceededAlfonso de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedEnrique de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, Italy
SelectedRobert Warton (Parfew)Bishop of Hereford, England, Great Britain
SelectedJohn WhiteBishop of Lincoln, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
BornPaolo Emilio ZacchiaCastello di VezzanoCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
9 JanBornAlessandro LudovisiBolognaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
26 JanAppointedGiovanni Andrea CroceBishop of Tivoli, Italy
Feb25.6ResignedJulius von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop-Elect of Minden, GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
1 Mar52.2DiedAlfonso de FuenmayorArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
7 MarBornHonoré du LaurensTarasconArchbishop of Embrun, France
20 Mar23.2AppointedVitellozzo VitelliBishop of Cittŕ di Castello, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
26 MarSelectedHenry MorganBishop of Saint David’s, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
28 MarSelectedGilbert BourneBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
30 MarAppointedBalduino de BalduinisBishop of Aversa, Italy
43.8AppointedGiovanni Battista Cicala (Cicada)Administrator of Mariana, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedCarlo Cicala (Cicada)Bishop of Albenga, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24.9ConfirmedJohann von Hoya zu StolzenauBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
AppointedDionisio de RobertisArchbishop of Manfredonia, Italy
60.9AppointedGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
1 AprOrdained BishopGilbert BourneBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
Ordained BishopMaurice GriffithBishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain
Ordained BishopHenry MorganBishop of Saint David’s, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
DiedPiotr StarzechowskiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
Ordained BishopJohn WhiteBishop of Lincoln, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
13 AprAppointedFilippo LanciaBishop of Lipari, Italy
AppointedBartolomeo OrsucciBishop of Lavello, Italy
20 AprAppointedFrancesco Maria PiccolominiBishop of Montalcino, Italy
22 Apr22.8Ordained BishopAntoine de Créqui CanaplesBishop of Nantes, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
22.8Ordained PriestAntoine de Créqui CanaplesPriestCardinal, Bishop of Amiens, France
30 AprAppointedDiego Deza TelloBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
65.8AppointedPedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara)Cardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
10 MayDiedThomas GoodrichBishop of Ely, England, Great Britain
15 May61.0Ordained BishopGirolamo Seripando, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Salerno, Italy
19 MayDiedJán HazBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
5 JunBornBenedetto GiustinianiIsland of Chios, GreeceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
13 JunResignedMarcus (Avunculus) VetterAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
21 Jun54.5AppointedThomas ThirlbyBishop of Ely, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
25 Jun37.4AppointedLuigi CornaroArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
33.7AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Viviers (Aps), FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
32.5AppointedGirolamo SimoncelliBishop of Orvieto, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
6 JulConfirmedGilbert BourneBishop of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain
AppointedGaspar Cao, O.S.A. †Bishop of Săo Tomé e Príncipe
49.5AppointedAcisclo de Moya y ContrerasBishop of Vic, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedMaurice GriffithBishop of Rochester, England, Great Britain
ConfirmedHenry MorganBishop of Saint David’s, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
25.5ConfirmedFriedrich von Schleswig-HolsteinBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop-Elect
ConfirmedJohn WhiteBishop of Lincoln, England, Great BritainBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
13 JulDiedJuan AriasBishop of Lérida, Spain
16 Jul54.1ResignedErnst von BayernApostolic Administrator of Salzburg, AustriaApostolic Administrator of Passau, Germany
21 Jul39.8SelectedMichael von KuenburgArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
3 AugAppointedClaude BriçonnetBishop of Nîmes, FranceBishop of Lodčve, France
61.6AppointedMiklós OláhArchbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
69.6AppointedFrantišek UjlakyBishop of Eger, Hungary
50.2AppointedAnton Vrancic (Verancsics)Bishop of Pécs, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
10 AugDiedGiovanni Ciocchi del MonteBishop of Cagli, Italy
13 AugAppointedMichael DornvogelAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
AppointedMichael DornvogelTitular Bishop of AdramyttiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
19 AugDiedGerolamo QueriniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
25 Aug35.6SelectedGeorg Fuchs von RügheimCoadjutor Bishop of Bamberg, GermanyBishop
27 AugAppointedTommaso ContuberioBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedPedro de la Torre, O.F.M. †Bishop of Paraguay
AppointedGiovanni Battista OrsiniArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
55.7AppointedVirgilio RosarioCardinal, Bishop of Ischia, Italy
14 SepOrdained BishopGaspar Cao, O.S.A. †Bishop of Săo Tomé e Príncipe
21 Sep50.4DiedAlessandro CampeggiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
Oct59.9SelectedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
1 OctAppointedLuis SuárezBishop of Dragonara, Italy
2 OctSelectedJohn Hopton, O.P. †Bishop of Norwich, England, Great Britain
8 OctAppointedNunzio Antonio de CapriolisBishop of Tricarico, Italy
AppointedSimon de Maillé de BrézéArchbishop of Tours, France
AppointedGaleazzo RoscioBishop of Assisi, Italy
19 Oct40.0ConfirmedMichael von KuenburgArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
21 OctDiedJuan MargaritBishop of Gerona, Spain
23 OctBornErnst von MengersdorfBambergBishop of Bamberg, Germany
92.8DiedJohn Veysey (Harman)Bishop of Exeter, England, Great Britain
28 OctOrdained BishopJohn Hopton, O.P. †Bishop of Norwich, England, Great Britain
NovDiedMarcus (Avunculus) VetterAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
10 Nov50.9SelectedRalph BainesBishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
AppointedGabriele Del MonteBishop of Jesi, Italy
12 Nov34.1AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Bishop of Cahors, FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
34.1ResignedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Administrator of Viviers (Aps), FranceCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
47.9AppointedFrançois Richardot, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Besançon, FranceBishop of Arras, France
47.9AppointedFrançois Richardot, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumBishop of Arras, France
18 Nov50.9Ordained BishopRalph BainesBishop of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
19 NovAppointedDominico BigorreiTitular Bishop of Albanen
AppointedFigliuccio de FigliucciBishop of Chiusi, Italy
AppointedMarco LoredanBishop of Nona (Nin), Croatia
56.0ResignedGiovanni RicciBishop of Chiusi, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
AppointedMariano SavelliBishop of Nicastro, ItalyBishop of Gubbio, Italy
31.9ResignedGiacomo SavelliAdministrator of Nicastro, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
25 NovOrdained BishopFrancesco Maria PiccolominiBishop of Montalcino, Italy
26 Nov30.9AppointedGiulio CananiBishop of Adria, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy
5 DecAppointedAgapito BellomoBishop of Caserta, Italy
32.9InstalledGirolamo SimoncelliCardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e DamianoCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
6 DecBornAgustín Antolínez, O.S.A. †ValladolidArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
9 Dec49.9Ordained BishopAcisclo de Moya y ContrerasBishop of Vic, SpainArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
17 DecBornErnst von BayernMünchenArchbishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
30 Dec31.0Ordained BishopGiulio CananiBishop of Adria, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Modena, Italy

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