Pedro Portocarrero (bishop)

Pedro Portocarrero (died 1600) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Cuenca (1597–1600), Bishop of Córdoba (1594–1597), and Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada (1589–1594).[1][2]

Most Reverend

Pedro Portocarrero
Bishop of Cuenca
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ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Cuenca
In office1597–1600
PredecessorJuan Fernández Vadillo
SuccessorAndrés Pacheco
Orders
Consecration4 June 1589
by Gaspar de Quiroga y Vela
Personal details
BornSpain
Died20 September 1600
Cuenca, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Previous post(s)Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada (1589–1594)
Bishop of Córdoba (1594–1597)

BiographyEdit

Pedro Portocarrero was born in Spain.[3][4] On 20 March 1589, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Sixtus V as Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada.[1][3][4] On 4 June 1589, he was consecrated bishop by Gaspar de Quiroga y Vela, Archbishop of Toledo, with Sebastián Pérez (bishop), Bishop of Osma, and Diego de la Calzada, Titular Bishop of Salona, serving as co-consecrators.[3][4] On 12 January 1594, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Bishop of Córdoba.[2][3][4] On 28 May 1597, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Bishop of Cuenca.[3][4] He served as Bishop of Cuenca until his death on 20 September 1600.[2][3][4]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Pedro Manso Zuñiga, Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada (1594); and Francisco Reinoso Baeza, Bishop of Córdoba (1597).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 145. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 159 and 164. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Cheney, David M. "Bishop Pedro Portocarrero". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published
  4. ^ a b c d e f Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Pedro Portocarrero". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published

External links and additional sourcesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Juan Antonio Llorente. Historia crítica de la Inquisición de España: Obra original conforme á lo que resulta de los archivos del Real Consejo de la Suprema, y de los tribunales del Santo-oficio de las provincias. Publicado por en la Imprenta del Censor, (1822) Digitized by Google 12 Sep 2007'.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Antonio Manrique
Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada
1589–1594
Succeeded by
Pedro Manso Zuñiga
Preceded by
Fernando de la Vega Fonseca
Bishop of Córdoba
1594–1597
Succeeded by
Francisco Reinoso Baeza
Preceded by
Juan Fernández Vadillo
Bishop of Cuenca
1597–1600
Succeeded by
Andrés Pacheco