Alfonso de la Peña y Montenegro (29 Apr 1596 – 1687) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Quito (1653–1687).
Alfonso de la Peña Montenegro was born in Padrón, in the Kingdom of Galicia, on 29 April 1596. On 4 March 1653, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Innocent X on 18 August 1653 as Bishop of Quito. In April 1654, he was consecrated bishop by Cristóbal de Torres, Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada. He served as Bishop of Quito until his death in 1687.
External links and additional sources
- Chow, Gabriel. "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Concepción (Chile)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops)
- Cheney, David M. "Archdiocese of Quito". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops)
|Catholic Church titles|
Agustín de Ugarte y Sarabia
| Bishop of Quito
Sancho de Andrade de Figueroa