Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona

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Innico d'Avalos d'Aragona
Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
ChurchCatholic Church
In office1591–1600
Consecration13 October 1566
by Pope Pius V
Created cardinal26 February 1561
by Pope Pius IV
Personal details
Bornc. 1535
Died20 February 1600
(aged c. 65)
Rome, Papal States
Previous post(s)Bishop of Mileto (1566–73)

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

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.

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  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."

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia in Septisolio
Succeeded by
Preceded by Administrator of Turin
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Preceded by Cardinal-Deacon/Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Adriano al Foro
1563–1565 (Deacon) and 1565–1567 (Priest)
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Mileto
Succeeded by
Preceded by Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina
Succeeded by
Preceded by Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
Succeeded by
Preceded by Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
Succeeded by
Preceded by Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina
Succeeded by