The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Pius III
Francesco Todeschini-Piccolomini, Pope Pius III. Ordained bishop 1 October 1503 at Rome, in the Vatican, by Giuliano Cardinal della Rovere, the future Pope Julius II, Bishop of Ostia e Velletri, Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, assisted by Adello Piccolomini, Bishop of Soana, and Francesco Erulli, Bishop of Spoleto. Although Pope Pius III had been elected Archbishop of Siena on 6 February 1460, at the time of his elect as pope, 22 September 1503, he was not yet a priest. He received presbyteral ordination on 30 September 1503.
For the continuation of this lineage, please see the lineage of Pope Clement VIII.