This schism lasted fully ten years, although the antipope found hardly any adherents outside of his own hereditary states, those of Alphonso of Aragon, of the Swiss confederation and certain universities.
Throughout the major part of his pontificate he had to reckon with the presence of the powerful antipope Clement III.
In 1165 Charles was canonized by the antipope Paschal III.
In 1130 Roger was crowned at Palermo, by authority of the antipope Anacletus, taking the strange title of " king of Sicily and Italy."
The latter was crowned by the antipope Clement, while Urban regarded both him and his rival as usurpers.
Nevertheless, soon after the close of the synod the Roman republic forced Alexander to leave the city, which he never re-entered; and on the 29th of September 1.179 some nobles set up the antipope Innocent III.
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