Antonio de Rojas Manrique

Antonio de Rojas Manrique (died 27 June 1527) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Patriarch of the West Indies (1524–1527),[1]Bishop of Burgos (1525–1527),[2]Bishop of Palencia (1524–1525),[3]Archbishop of Granada (1507–1524),[4]Bishop of Mallorca (1496–1507),[5][6] and President of the Council of Castile (1519–1524).

Most Reverend

Antonio de Rojas Manrique
Patriarch of the West Indies
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ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseBishop of Burgos
In office1524–1527
PredecessorNone
SuccessorEsteban Gabriel Merino
Personal details
Died27 June 1527
Burgos, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Previous postBishop of Mallorca (1496–1507)
Archbishop of Granada (1507–1524)
Bishop of Palencia (1524–1525)
Bishop of Burgos (1525–1527)

BiographyEdit

In 1496, Antonio de Rojas Manrique was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Mallorca.[5][6][7][8] He was one of the three ambassadors to England that left on 26 August 1501 to accompany princess Catherine of Aragon on her marriage to Arthur, Prince of Wales. The others were Diego Fernández de Córdoba y Mendoza, 3rd Count of Cabra, and Alonso de Fonseca, archbishop of Santiago de Compostela.[9] In 1507, he was appointed by Pope Julius II as Archbishop of Granada. [4][7] In 1524, he was appointed by Pope Clement VII as Bishop of Palencia and the first Patriarch of the West Indies.[1][3][7] On 3 July 1525, he was appointed by Pope Clement VII as Bishop of Burgos.[2][7] He served as Bishop of Burgos and Patriarch of West Indies until his death on 27 June 1527.[1][2][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 213. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 142–143. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 267. (in Latin)
  4. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 204–205. (in Latin)
  5. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 184. (in Latin)
  6. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 233. (in Latin)
  7. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Patriarch Antonio de Rojas Manrique". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
  8. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Patriarch Antonio de Rojas Manrique". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
  9. ^ Molina Recio, Raúl (2018), Diego Fernández de Córdoba y Mendoza (in Spanish), Real Academia de la Historia, retrieved 2019-08-11

External links and additional sourcesEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Guillermo Ramón de Moncada
Bishop of Mallorca
1496–1507
Succeeded by
Diego Ribera de Toledo
Preceded by
Hernando de Talavera
Archbishop of Granada
1507–1524
Succeeded by
Francisco Herrera Ruesta
Preceded by
Pedro Ruiz de la Mota
Bishop of Palencia
1524–1525
Succeeded by
Pedro Gómez Sarmiento de Villandrando
Preceded by
Juan Rodríguez de Fonseca
Bishop of Burgos
1525–1527
Succeeded by
Íñigo López de Mendoza y Zúñiga
Preceded by
None
Patriarch of the West Indies
1524–1527
Succeeded by
Esteban Gabriel Merino