Diego de Simancas

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Most Reverend
Diego de Simancas
Bishop of Zamora
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Zamora
In office 1578–1583
Predecessor Rodrigo de Castro Osorio
Successor Juan Ruiz Agüero
Orders
Consecration 1 April 1565
Personal details
Born Spain
Died 16 October 1583
Zamora, Spain
Previous post Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (1564–1568)
Bishop of Badajoz (1568–1578)

Diego de Simancas or Diego de Simancas Simancas (died 1583) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Zamora (1578–1583), Bishop of Badajoz (1568–1578), and Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (1564–1568).[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Diego de Simancas was born in Spain,[3] the son of Diego de Simancas Bretón and María de Simancas and the brother of Juan de Simancas Simancas, Bishop of Cartagena.[4] On 15 December 1564, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Pius IV as Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo.[1][2][3] On 1 April 1565, he was consecrated bishop.[2][3] On 3 December 1568, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Pius V as Bishop of Badajoz.[1][2][3] On 13 June 1578, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII as Bishop of Zamora.[1][2][3] He served as Bishop of Zamora until his death on 16 October 1583.[2][3]

Episcopal succession[edit]

While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Eubel, Konrad (1923). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 168, 266, and 339. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Bishop Diego de Simancas" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016[self-published source]
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Bishop Diego de Simancas" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  4. ^ Banco de la Republica: "III-Obispos de la Catedral de Cartagena" retrieved September 5, 2016

External links and additional sources[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Diego de Covarrubias y Leiva
Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo
1564–1568
Succeeded by
Andrés Pérez (bishop)
Preceded by
Juan de Ribera
Bishop of Badajoz
1568–1578
Succeeded by
Diego Gómez de Lamadrid
Preceded by
Rodrigo de Castro Osorio
Bishop of Zamora
1578–1583
Succeeded by
Juan Ruiz Agüero