Antipope sentence example

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  • Throughout the major part of his pontificate he had to reckon with the presence of the powerful antipope Clement III.
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  • In 1165 Charles was canonized by the antipope Paschal III.
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  • The antipope, at the instance of France, ended by abdicating (7th April 1449).
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  • In 1377 it was sacked by Cardinal Robert of Geneva (afterwards Clement VII., antipope).
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  • In 1130 Roger was crowned at Palermo, by authority of the antipope Anacletus, taking the strange title of " king of Sicily and Italy."
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  • The latter was crowned by the antipope Clement, while Urban regarded both him and his rival as usurpers.
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  • 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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  • Successively bishop of Castello, Latin patriarch of Constantinople, cardinal-priest of San Marco, and papal secretary, he was elected to succeed Innocent VII., after an interregnum of twenty-four days, under the express condition that, should the antipope Benedict XIII.
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  • But Alexander, a fugitive from Italy and menaced by an alliance of the emperor with an antipope, was indisposed to take extreme measures against Henry; and six years elapsed before the king found himself definitely confronted with the choice between an interdict and a surrender.
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  • Crusaders on their way through Italy drove the antipope Clement III.
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  • Undismayed by personal danger, Savonarola resolved to appeal to all Christendom against the unrighteous pontiff, and despatched letters to the rulers of Europe adjuring them to assemble a council to condemn this antipope.
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  • There are ruins of the castle constructed in the 9th or 10th century, in which the antipope Anacletus II.
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  • In 1440 Aleman obtained the support of the emperor Sigismund and of the duke of Milan to his views, and proclaiming the deposition of Pope Eugenius IV., placed the tiara upon the head of Amadeus VIII., duke of Savoy (henceforward known as antipope Felix V.).
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  • Eugenius retorted by excommunicating the antipope and depriving Aleman of all his ecclesiastical dignities.
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  • The matter was not decided till 1378 when Joanna, having made the mistake of recognizing the antipope Clement VII., was promptly deposed and excommunicated in favour of Prince Charles of Durazzo, who had been brought up at the Hungarian court.
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  • His protests against the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges were ineffectual, but by means of the Concordat of the Princes, negotiated by Piccolomini with the electors in February 1447, the whole of Germany declared against the antipope.
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  • The emperor drove Gelasius from Rome in March, pronounced his election null and void, and set up Burdinus, archbishop of Braga, as antipope under the name of Gregory VIII.
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  • He at once excommunicated Henry and the antipope and, under Norman protection, was able to return to Rome in July; but the disturbances of the imperialist party, especially of the Frangipani, who attacked the pope while celebrating mass in the church of St Prassede, compelled Gelasius to go once more into exile.
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  • His most signal act as king was to aid in closing the Great Schism in the Church by agreeing to the deposition of the antipope Benedict XIV., an Aragonese.
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  • Owing to the presence of the antipope, Clement III.
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  • Cardinal Peter de Luna took him with him to Paris in 1391; and on his own election to the pontificate as antipope Benedict XIII.
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  • She nominated Louis of Anjou her heir, but while the latter was recognized by the antipope Clement VII„ Pope Urban VI.
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  • Urban deposed Joanna of Naples (21st of April 1380) for adhering to France and Savoy in support of the antipope, and gave her kingdom to Charles of Durazzo.
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  • The election was opposed at Rome by a considerable party, but peace was maintained by the aid of Ladislaus of Naples, in return for which Innocent made a promise, inconsistent with his previous oath, not to come to terms with the antipope Benedict XIII., except on condition that he should recognize the claims of Ladislaus to Naples.
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  • Innocent was extolled by contemporaries as a lover of peace and honesty, but he was without energy, guilty of nepotism, and showed no favour to the proposal that he as well as the antipope should resign.
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  • Incapable of independent action, the antipope was abandoned by the Romans and handed over to John, who forced him to make a solemn submission with a halter round his neck (August 15, 1330).
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  • He had lately been driven from Rome by the emperor Frederick L, who had installed an antipope in his place, and had been forced to retire to France.
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  • But since healso declared the Consti tutions of Clarendon uncanonical and invalid, Henry was equally offended, and opened negotiations with the emperor and the antipope.
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  • 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.
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