Alfonso De La Mota Y Escobar
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Alfonso De La Mota Y Escobar
Most Reverend

Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar
Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles)
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles)
In office1607-1625
PredecessorDiego de Romano y Govea
SuccessorGutiérrez Bernardo de Quirós
Orders
ConsecrationJune 1599
Personal details
Born18 May 1546
México
Died16 March 1625
Tlaxcala, México
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Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar (18 May 1546 - 16 March 1625) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles) (1607-1625),[1]Bishop of Guadalajara (1598-1607),[2] and Bishop Elect of Nicaragua (1594-1595).

Biography

Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar was born in México on 18 May 1546.[3][4] On 31 March 1594, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Bishop of Nicaragua but resigned in 1595.[3] On 11 March 1598, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Bishop of Guadalajara.[2][3] In June 1599, he was consecrated bishop[3] On 11 March 1598, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VIII as Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles).[1][3] He served as Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles) until his death on 16 March 1625.[1][3]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Juan de Cervantes (bishop), Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca (1609), and Juan de Zapata y Sandoval, Bishop of Chiapas (1613).[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 338. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 198. (in Latin)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Cheney, David M. "Bishop Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018. [self-published]
  4. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. [self-published]

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