Alfonso de Fuenmayor

Alfonso de Fuenmayor (1502- 1 March 1554) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Archbishop of Santo Domingo (1546–1554) and Bishop of Santo Domingo (1538–1546).[1]

Most Reverend

Alfonso de Fuenmayor
Archbishop of Santo Domingo
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseArchdiocese of Santo Domingo
In office1546–1554
PredecessorSebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal
SuccessorDiego de Covarrubias y Leiva
Orders
ConsecrationMarch 1538
by Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de Romera
Personal details
Born1502
Calahorra, Spain
Died1 March 1554 (age 52)
Santo Domingo
Coat of armsAlfonso de Fuenmayor's coat of arms

BiographyEdit

Alfonso de Fuenmayor was born in Calahorra, Spain.[2] On 27 October 1538, he was appointed by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Paul III as Bishop of Santo Domingo.[1][2] In March 1538, he was consecrated bishop by Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de Romera, Bishop of Coro.[2] On 12 February 1546, he was named by Pope Paul III as Archbishop of Santo Domingo after the elevation of the diocese.[1][2] He served as Archbishop of Santo Domingo until his death on 1 March 1554.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 187. |volume= has extra text (help) (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Archbishop Alfonso de Fuenmayor". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Religious titles
Preceded by Archbishop and Bishop of Santo Domingo
1538–1554
Succeeded by