Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado

Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado (died 25 January 1548) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Ávila (1530–1548) and Bishop of Mallorca (1511–1530).[1]

Most Reverend

Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado
Bishop of Ávila
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Tomb of Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Ávila
In office1530–1548
PredecessorFrancisco Ruiz
SuccessorDiego Alava Esquivel
Personal details
Died25 January 1548
Ávila, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Previous post(s)Bishop of Mallorca (1511–1530)

BiographyEdit

On 29 October 1511, Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Julius II as Bishop of Mallorca.[1] On 12 January 1530, he was appointed by Pope Clement VII as Bishop of Ávila.[1] He served as Bishop of Ávila until his death on 25 January 1548.[1]

ReferencesEdit

External links and additional sourcesEdit

  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Mallorca". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Mallorca (Spain)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Ávila". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Ávila". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Diego Ribera de Toledo
Bishop of Mallorca
1511–1530
Succeeded by
Juan Bautista Campeggio
Preceded by
Francisco Ruiz
Bishop of Ávila
1530–1548
Succeeded by
Diego Alava Esquivel