Juan Pérez de la Serna

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Most Reverend
Juan Pérez de la Serna
Archbishop (personal title) of Zamora
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Zamora
Predecessor Juan Roco Campofrío
Successor Diego Zúñiga Sotomayor
Personal details
Born 1570
Cervera, Spain
Died August 8, 1631
Nationality Spanish
Previous post Archbishop of Mexico (1613-1627)

Juan Pérez de la Serna (1570 in Cervera, Spain – August 8, 1631 in Zamora, Spain), was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Zamora (1627–1631) and as the seventh Archbishop of Mexico (1613–1627).[1][2][3][4]

Biography[edit]

Juan Pérez de la Serna was born in Cervera del Llano, Spain.[2][4] On May 13, 1613, he was appointed by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Paul V as the seventh Archbishop of Mexico.[2] On July 19, 1627, he was appointed by Pope Urban VIII as Archbishop (personal title) of the Diocese of Zamora, Spain where he served until his death on August 8, 1631.[2] While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Diego de Contreras (1613), Archbishop of Santo Domingo; Miguel García Serrano (1617), Bishop of Nueva Segovia; Francisco de Rivera y Pareja (1618), Bishop of Guadalajara; Gonzalo Hernandez y Hermosillo y Gonzalez (1621), Bishop of Durango; Luis de Cañizares (1624), Bishop of Nueva Caceres; Gutiérrez Bernardo de Quirós (1626), Bishop of Tlaxcala; and principal co-consecrator of Sebastião de Matos de Noronha (1626), Bishop of Elvas.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alejandro Cañeque (2004). The King's Living Image. Routledge (UK). ISBN 0-415-94445-7. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Juan Pérez de la Serna" retrieved November 13, 2015
  3. ^ GCatholic.org: "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mexico" retrieved December 31, 2015
  4. ^ a b Arquidiocesis de Mexico website: "Arzobishops" retrieved January 3, 2016

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
García Guerra
Archbishop of Mexico
1613 – 1627
Succeeded by
Francisco de Manso Zuñiga y Sola
Preceded by
Juan Roco Campofrío
Archbishop of Zamora
1627 – 1631
Succeeded by
Diego Zúñiga Sotomayor