Fernando Niño de Guevara (patriarch)

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Most Reverend
Fernando Niño de Guevara
Patriarch of West Indies
Church Catholic Church
In office 1546–1552
Predecessor Esteban Gabriel Merino
Successor Antonio de Fonseca
Orders
Consecration 5 Oct 1539
Personal details
Born Toledo, Spain
Died 16 Sep 1552
Previous post Bishop of Orense (1539–1542)

Fernando Niño de Guevara (died 1552) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Patriarch of West Indies (1546–1552),[1] Administrator of Sigüenza (1546),[2] Archbishop of Granada (1542–1546),[3] and Bishop of Orense (1539–1542).[4]

Biography[edit]

Fernando Niño de Guevara was born in Toledo, Spain.[5][6] On 18 Aug 1539, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul III as Bishop of Orense.[4][5] On 5 Oct 1539, he was consecrated bishop.[5] On 22 Mar 1542, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul III as Archbishop of Granada.[3][5] On 8 Oct 1546, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul III as Patriarch of West Indies and Apostolic Administrator of Sigüenza.[1][2][5] He served as Patriarch of West Indies until his death on 16 Sep 1552.[1][5]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Pedro Guerrero Logrono, Archbishop of Granada (1547) .[5]

References[edit]

  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 Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 296–297.  (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. pp. 204–205.  (in Latin)
  4. ^ a b Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 124.  (in Latin)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Cheney, David M. "Patriarch Fernando Niño de Guevara". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.  [self-published]
  6. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Patriarch Fernando Niño de Guevara". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.  [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Antonio Ramírez de Haro
Bishop of Orense
1539–1542
Succeeded by
Francisco Manrique de Lara
Preceded by
Gaspar Ávalos de la Cueva
Archbishop of Granada
1542–1546
Succeeded by
Pedro Guerrero Logroño
Preceded by
Fernando de Valdés y Salas
Administrator of Sigüenza
1546
Succeeded by
Pedro Pacheco de Villena
Preceded by
Esteban Gabriel Merino
Patriarch of West Indies
1546–1552
Succeeded by
Antonio de Fonseca