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
ConsecrationMarch 1538
by Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de Romera
Personal details
Calahorra, Spain
Died1 March 1554 (age 52)
Santo Domingo
Coat of armsAlfonso de Fuenmayor's coat of arms


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]


  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". Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Religious titles
Preceded by Archbishop and Bishop of Santo Domingo
Succeeded by