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Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona (1535/36–1600) was an Italian Cardinal, from Naples.

His Eminence

Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona
Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
ChurchCatholic Church
Orders
Consecrationby Antonio Ghislieri
RankCardinal-Bishop

He was the son of condottiero Alfonso d'Avalos and Maria d'Aragona, from the family of the Dukes of Montalto [es], Spanish nobility. In 1563, he constructed the Castello d'Avalos on Procida, a small island in the Gulf of Naples.[1][2]

After a period as lay administrator (he was for a while Chancellor of the Kingdom of Naples, he was made bishop of Mileto in 1566, bishop of Sabina in 1586, bishop of Frascati in 1589, bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina in 1591.


In Spain, another clergyman member of this family was cardinal Gaspar Dávalos de la Cueva.

Episcopal successionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Procida". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  2. ^ "The Stability of Monuments over Coastal Cliffs in the Bay of Napoli" (PDF). UNESCO. p. 6. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b Cheney, David M. "Iñigo Cardinal Avalos de Aragón, O.S." Catholic-Hierarchy.org.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Giovanni Battista Consiglieri
Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in Septisolio
1561–1563
Succeeded by
Luigi d'Este
Preceded by
Cesare Cibo
Administrator of Turin
1563–1564
Succeeded by
Girolamo della Rovere
Preceded by
Odet de Coligny de Châtillon
Cardinal-Deacon/Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Adriano al Foro
1563–1565 (Deacon) and 1565–1567 (Priest)
Succeeded by
Fulvio Giulio della Corgna
Preceded by
Quinzio Rustici
Bishop of Mileto
1566–1573
Succeeded by
Giovan Mario de Alessandri
Preceded by
Fulvio Giulio della Corgna
Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina
1567–1586
Succeeded by
Marcantonio Colonna (seniore)
Preceded by
Antoine Perrenot de Granvella
Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
1586–1589
Succeeded by
Tolomeo Gallio
Preceded by
Alfonso Gesualdo di Conza
Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
1589–1591
Succeeded by
Tolomeo Gallio
Preceded by
Alfonso Gesualdo di Conza
Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
1591–1600
Succeeded by
Tolomeo Gallio