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The Year of Our Lord 1555

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul45.5Ordained BishopThomas Goldwell, C.R. †Bishop of Saint Asaph, Wales, Great Britain
6 JulBornLouis II de Guise de LorraineCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
ConfirmedRobert Warton (Parfew)Bishop of Hereford, England, Great Britain
17 JulAppointedBelisario BaldevinoBishop of Larino, Italy
AppointedFausto CaffarelliBishop of Fondi (Fundi), Italy
30.5AppointedMuzio CaliniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaBishop of Terni, Italy
38.4ResignedLuigi CornaroArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
27.7InstalledLouis de Guise de LorraineCardinal-Deacon of San Tommaso in ParioneCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
AppointedDiego Tavera Ponce de LéonBishop of Jaén, Spain
AppointedGiacomo Surreto, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mylopotamos, Greece
56.5InstalledPietro Tagliavia d’AragoniaCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
AppointedRafael UbacBishop of Elne, France
18 JulDiedWacław WierzbickiBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
Aug28.3ResignedZaccaria DelfinoApostolic Nuncio to GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
BornPedro Ginés CasanovaBishop of Segorbe, Spain
23 Aug33.4ConfirmedDaniel Brendel von HomburgArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
38.4InstalledCarlo CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in Carcere
45.6AppointedGiulio Pavesi, O.P. †Bishop of San Leone, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
25 AugOrdained BishopDiego Sarmiento SotomayorBishop of Astorga, Spain
30 AugAppointedThomas LeverusBishop of Kildare, Ireland
AppointedThomas O’Fihely, O.E.S.A. †Bishop of Leighlin, Ireland
4 Sep70.6DiedPaweł Algimunt HolszańskiBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
8 SepOrdained BishopHugh CurwenArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopWilliam GlynBishop of Bangor, Wales, Great Britain
Ordained BishopJames TurbervilleBishop of Exeter, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
68.8DiedSt. Tomás Garcia Martinez (de Villanueva), O.E.S.A. †Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
10 Sep65.2DiedJuan López de ZárateBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
12 Sep62.6DiedJuan Salazar FernándezBishop of Lanciano, Italy
19 Sep54.6AppointedLodovico Beccadelli (Beccatelli)Archbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
AppointedSebastiano PorticoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Foligno, ItalyBishop
AppointedErcole TambosiBishop of Ravello, Italy
AppointedUrbano Vigerio della RovereTitular Bishop of MegaraBishop of Senigallia, Italy
24 Sep50.7DiedPedro Acuña AvellanedaBishop of Salamanca, Spain
OctDiedGaston de La MarthonieBishop of Acqs (Dax), France
2 OctDiedNicolas de JarenteBishop of Vence, France
45.7AppointedGiulio Pavesi, O.P. †Bishop of Vieste, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
AppointedClaude RéginBishop of Oloron (Oloron-Sainte-Marie), FranceBishop Emeritus
6 OctDiedMario AligeriBishop of Rieti, Italy
10 OctBornFrancesco VendraminCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
58.7DiedGirolamo VeralloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rossano, Italy
23 OctAppointedGiovanni Battista OsioBishop of Rieti, Italy
AppointedGiulio RossiBishop of San Leone, Italy
25 Oct32.6AppointedGianfrancesco CommendoneBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, GreeceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedGirolamo DandiniCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Imola, Italy
31.1ConfirmedJohann von HaugwitzBishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyFormer Bishop-Elect
30.8AppointedPietro MagnoBishop of Sitia, Greece
10 NovOrdained BishopFranz Abstemius BornemissaBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
12 Nov58.8DiedStephen GardinerBishop of Winchester, England, Great Britain
13 NovBornMaximiliano de AustriaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
29 NovAppointedGaspar dos Reis, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Évora, Portugal
AppointedGaspar dos Reis, O.P. †Titular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of Évora, Portugal
1 Dec55.7AppointedReginald PoleCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, England, Great Britain
4 Dec66.9ResignedThomas CranmerArchbishop of Canterbury, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
38.9AppointedMelchior Lichtenfeld (Lichtenfels)Bishop of Basel, Switzerland
5 Dec41.9DiedWolfgang von SalmBishop of Passau, Germany
11 Dec30.8AppointedCharles de Guise de LorraineCardinal-Priest of Sant’ApollinareCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
70.9AppointedRobert de LénoncourtCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
55.7AppointedReginald PoleAdministrator of Canterbury, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop
16 Dec41.6AppointedFrançois de Beaucaire de PéguillonBishop of Metz, FranceBishop Emeritus
73.9AppointedJean BertrandBishop of (Saint-Bertrand de) Comminges, FranceCardinal, Administrator of Sens, France
45.9AppointedMarco Lauro, O.P. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, GreeceBishop of Satriano e Campagna, Italy
70.9ResignedRobert de LénoncourtAdministrator of Metz, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Arles, France
AppointedAlfonso de Sásamo (Somario), O.S.B. †Bishop of Capri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.0ConfirmedGeorg von Braunschweig-LüneburgBishop of Minden, GermanyArchbishop-Elect of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany
18 Dec52.9AppointedPedro de Ayala, O.F.M. †Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
AppointedFernando González de BarioderoBishop of Nicaragua
20 Dec40.1Elevated to CardinalGianantonio CapizucchiCardinal, Bishop of Lodi, Italy
63.9Elevated to CardinalDiomede CarafaCardinal, Bishop of Ariano, Italy
52.9SelectedWolfgang von ClosenBishop of Passau, Germany
36.9AppointedCarlo GrassiCardinal, Bishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
52.8Elevated to CardinalJohann GropperCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in Orphea
69.9Elevated to CardinalJuan Martínez SilíceoCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
51.8Elevated to CardinalScipione RebibaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
77.9AppointedGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Archbishop of Trani, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
77.9Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Bernardino Scotti, C.R. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
52.9AppointedJean SuauBishop of Mirepoix, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
52.9Elevated to CardinalJean SuauCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mirepoix, France
25 DecDiedPietro Francesco ContariniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
27 Dec47.9DiedOnofrio Bartolini de’ MediciArchbishop of Pisa, Italy


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