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  Pope Boniface VIII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boniface VIII was born in Anagni as Benedetto Caetani.
Earlier (I.i), Boniface VIII is also mentioned for his role in sending Charles of Valois to Florence in 1300 to end the feud between the Black and White Guelphs.
Boniface was a patron of Giotto di Bondone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_Boniface_VIII   (1128 words)

  
 Top Literature - Pope Boniface IX
Boniface IX saw to it that Ladislas was crowned King of Naples at Gaeta May 29, 1390) and worked with him for the next decade to expel the Angevin forces from southern Italy.
In the course of his reign Boniface IX finally extinguished the troublesome independence of the commune of Rome and established temporal control, though it required fortifying not only the Castel Sant'Angelo, but the very bridges, and for long seasons he was forced to reside in more peaceful surroundings, at Assisi or Perugia.
Boniface IX was a frank politician, strapped for cash like the other princes of Europe, as the costs of modern warfare rose and supporters needed to be encouraged by gifts, for 14th century government depended upon such personal support as a temporal ruler could gather and retain.
encyclopedia.topliterature.com /?title=Pope_Boniface_IX   (1176 words)

  
 Boniface VIII - LoveToKnow 1911
The hostilities were later renewed; in 1302 Boniface himself drafted and published the indubitably genuine bull Unam sanctam, one of the strongest official statements of the papal prerogative ever made.
With Sciarra Colonna, Nogaret surprised Boniface at Anagni, on the 7th of September 1303, as the latter was about to pronounce the sentence of excommunication against the king.
After a nine-hours' truce the palace was stormed, and Boniface was found lying in his bed, a cross clasped to his breast; that he was sitting in full regalia on the papal throne is a legend.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Boniface_VIII   (914 words)

  
 New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. II: Basilica - Chambers
Boniface died Sept. 4, 422, and is reckoned among the saints of the Roman Catholic Church.
Boniface also intervened in the strife between the Blacks and Whites of Florence, in favor of the former, and sent a legate to Tuscany.
Boniface took a lofty tone with Albert, summoning him to appear within six months and submit his claims to the throne, since it belonged to the pope to examine the person chosen king of the Romans, and reject him if unsuitable.
www.ccel.org /ccel/schaff/encyc02.boniface.html?bcb=0   (4711 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Antipope Boniface VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
By birth Franco, Boniface VII was pope or antipope from June-July, 974 and from August, 984 to July, 985.
Boniface was re-established as pope, and John died in captivity.
Boniface died suddenly about a year after his reinstatement, and the evidence does not support the theory that he, too, was murdered.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Antipope-Boniface-VII   (315 words)

  
 Boniface Internet Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is recorded that Boniface V made certain enactments relative to the rights of sanctuary, and that he ordered the ecclesiastical notaries to obey the laws of the empire on the subject of wills.
Boniface is described as "the mildest of men", whose chief distinction was his great love for the clergy.
In 974, supported by the Roman “clan” of the Crescentii, Boniface was elected pope — He had had the lawful Pope Benedict VI murdered — The Romans then expelled Boniface who fled to the eastern Roman empire in Constantinople.
www.surnameroundup.com /boniface/bonpope_extra.html   (410 words)

  
 Crescentius
Soon, however, the imperial party gained the upper hand; Pope Boniface VII was forced to flee to Constantinople; Benedict VII (974-83) was chosen in his place, and Crescentius disappeared for a time.
His protector Crescentius towards the end of his life, whether before or after the restoration of Boniface VII is uncertain, took the monastic habit in the monastery of St. Alexius on the Aventine, where he died, 7 July, 984, and was buried within the cloister.
It is quite likely that the election of Pope John XV (985-96), who succeeded Boniface VII, was accomplished with the participation of Crescentius, although the particulars of that election are unknown.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/c/crescentius.html   (1503 words)

  
 St.Boniface Catholic Church
Boniface Catholic Church is a parish with an urban mission.
Boniface is a Roman Catholic Church ministering to the urban Louisville community.
Boniface is uniquely positioned to serve the needs of the entire community from the young to the elderly.
www.stbonifacechurch.com   (264 words)

  
 Avignon Papacy
Boniface VIII was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1294 to 1303.
In 1300 Boniface instituted the jubilees, which afterwards became such a source of profit and of scandal to the church.
The Emperor Henry VII entered the country, established the Visconti in Milan, and was crowned by Clement's legates in Rome, but was unable to maintain himself there, and died suddenly, leaving a great part of Italy in a condition of complete anarchy.
faculty.ucc.edu /egh-damerow/avignon_papacy.htm   (1125 words)

  
 Boniface VII (Antipope)
But in little more than a month the imperial representative, Count Sicco, had taken possession of the city, and Boniface, not being able to maintain himself, robbed the treasury of the Vatican Basilica and fled to Constantinople.
After an exile of nine years at Byzantium, Franco, on the death of Otto II, 7 December, 983, quickly returned to Rome, overpowered John XIV (April, 984), thrust him into the dungeons of Sant' Angelo, where the wretched man died four months later, and again assumed the government of the Church.
After his sudden death in July, 985, due in all probability to violence, the body of Boniface was exposed to the insults of the populace, dragged through the streets of the city, and finally, naked and covered with wounds, flung under the statue of Marcus Aurelius, which at that time stood in the Lateran Palace.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/b/boniface_vii.html   (306 words)

  
 CNS STORY: What's a 13th-century pope got to do with stem cells? Nothing at all
Pope Boniface VIII, best known for his efforts to exercise temporal power over the French monarchy, was cited -- albeit misidentified -- by Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., from the Senate floor July 18 to represent religious leaders who had slowed scientific progress over the centuries.
Boniface VII, an antipope who held the papacy during three separate periods in the late 900s, is clearly not the pope to whom Specter was referring.
But neither of the Bonifaces, nor any other pope, was responsible for the type of ban cited by Specter, most historical sources agree.
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/0604116.htm   (733 words)

  
 Pope Boniface VII: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 Antipope Boniface VII
After the death of Otto II in 983.12.07, Boniface VII returned to Rome in 984.04, where he overpowered Pope John XIV (983-984), and threw him into the dungeons of Saint'Angelo, where he died 4 months later.
Pope Boniface VII then ruled as Pope in 984-985, as a murderous tyrant.
After his sudden death in July, 985, due in all probability to violence, the body of Boniface was exposed to the insults of the populace, dragged through the streets of the city, and finally, naked and covered with wounds, flung under the statue of Marcus Aurelius...
www.archelaos.com /popes/details.aspx?id=151   (235 words)

  
 History of the Mass (8histort.htm)
Benedict VII was the son of David, a relative of Prince Alberic II who was one of the most powerful rulers of Rome in the mid century and had somehow been connected to the Crescenti clan.
However Benedict VII, who had been bishop of Sutri near Viterbo, Italy, was also astutely aware of the politics of the times and sought to follow the middle of the road.
The road from the Byzantine territory in southern Italy is where the antipope Boniface had fled and he decided to resurface and cause more problems by staging a coup in the heat of the summer of 980.
www.dailycatholic.org /hist/8histort.htm   (2340 words)

  
 TwinCentral.com - Mirror of the Clergy
Gregory VII reigned from 1073-1085 A.D. He was the son of a flsmith.
This Gregory VII was trying to eliminate by taking away all power from the nations and their leaders, and turn it over to the church.
Cardinal Cajetan took office as Boniface VIII from 1295–1303 A.D. He rode on a horse that was led by two kings on the day of his inauguration.
twincentral.com /site/pages/literature/corvin/6.shtml   (5536 words)

  
 pleonast.com: smiley_mcbutterbutt
Boniface VII is put into place almost immediately as a puppet pope.
Boniface VII fled Rome for Constantinople after looting the treasury of the Vatican penniless.
Boniface VII was angry about his nine year exile so he spent the next year killing off (in the most Christian way possible, of course) anyone associated with him being exiled.
www.pleonast.com /weblog.php?user=smiley_mcbutterbutt&entryID=229807   (605 words)

  
 Pope Boniface II
Minority elected, Boniface II was declared an Antipope.
Upon Antipope Dioscoro's (530) early death, Boniface II was made pope, supported by the Ostrogothic King Athalaric of Italy.
This was condemned by the Bishops, and Boniface eventually revoked his nomination and burned the document.
www.archelaos.com /popes/details.aspx?id=62   (122 words)

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam, 1302
The Bull 'Unam Sanctam', in which Pope Boniface VIII asserted his rights against King Phillip the Fair of France, is a landmark in the history of the doctrine of Papal Primacy.
was used against Boniface VIII as well as against the papal primacy in a manner not justified by its content.
The statements concerning the relations between the spiritual and the secular power are of a purely historical character, so far as they do not refer to the nature of the spiritual power, and are based on the actual conditions of medieval Europe.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/b8-unam.html   (737 words)

  
 Encyclopedia
The papacy that resulted from this reform, more insistent than ever on its prerogatives, had managed to convince most bishops and many princes that these prerogatives were just, had enshrined them in the new canon law then being formulated, and had translated them into the institutional form of a centralizing bureaucracy.
Gregory VII and his successors were thus the founders of the modern papacy.
He was the first pope to make consistent use of the title vicar of Christ.
history.com /encyclopedia.do?vendorId=FWNE.fw..pa014200.a#FWNE.fw..p...   (2419 words)

  
 Boniface
Boniface III (19 février au 12 novembre 607) qui fixa l'élection du pape au troisième jour après les obsèques du précédent
Boniface VII (974 et 984-985 qui fut porté à la papauté par la faction de Crescentius, en 974, s'enfuit avec le trésor du Vatican à l'arrivée d'Othon II, fut excommunié par Benoit VII et reporté au pouvoir en faisant emprisonner et mourir de faim Jean XIV
Boniface VIII (1294-1303), un des principaux artisans de la démission de Celestin V à qui il succéda ; surtout connu pour avoir excommunié Philippe le Bel
www.udenap.org /personnalites/boniface.htm   (258 words)

  
 History of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, complete 1910 edition with power search.
It is important to separate Schaff’s actual historic observations, like: "the early church did not practice infant baptism", from his personal comments, like: "but infant baptism is in harmony with the Gospel" etc.
Fourth Period: The Church Among The Barbarians From Gregory I. To Gregory VII.
The Papacy From The Death Of Gregory VII.
www.bible.ca /history/philip-schaff   (477 words)

  
 30Days - The stone with the epitaph of Benedict VII
He was first to push away the dirt of the haughty Francone [the anti-pope Boniface VII] who had usurped the leadership of the apostolic See and who imprisoned in the fortress [Castel Sant’Angelo] his lord Pope Benedict VI, who, set in chains in the dungeons, there died strangled.
But, after having much struggled, Pope Benedict VII, by a saintly decree, drove the iniquitous invader from the apostolic See.
He finally founded the monastery [of Saints Boniface and Alexius on the Aventine] and there placed the monks who sing the praises to the Lord night and day; furthermore sustained neglected widows and poor children with assiduity, as if they were his own.
www.30giorni.it /us/articolo.asp?id=9609   (221 words)

  
 Boniface Catholic Chr Roman St   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boniface was murdered in Friesland by some peasants, and his day is June 5 (680-755).
Procopius, the "great martyr," honoured by the Greek Church on 8th July, and inscribed on the same date in the Roman.
He manfully fought there Nice Matchmaker the Arian heresy, but in a letter to Boniface IV.
boniface.mycelebs.in /boniface-catholic-chr-roman-st.htm   (423 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Pope Boniface VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Updated 574 days 16 hours 7 minutes ago.
Boniface IX made him cardinal, and employed him as legate in several delicate and important missions.
In August 1405, the cardinal waylaid eleven members of the obstreperous Roman partisans on their return from a conference with the pope, and had them assassinated in his own house and their bodies thrown from the windows of the hospital of Santo Spirito into the street.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pope-Boniface-VII   (279 words)

  
 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Creations of Cardinals of the X Century
(5) Imprisoned and strangled Pope Benedict VI in 974, took his place in June or July 973 under the name of Boniface VII and was deposed in August.
Imprisoned and strangled Pope Benedict VI in 974, took his place in June or July 973 under the name of Boniface VII and was deposed in August.
Seized, assaulted, deposed and imprisoned in the Castle Sant'Angelo, Rome, by Boniface VII.
www.fiu.edu /~mirandas/consistories-x.htm   (2447 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: Specter falsely accuses church to knock Bush
Arguing President Bush's opposition to the federal funding on moral grounds could seriously set back scientific discovery, Specter said: "Pope Boniface VII (sic) banned the practice of cadaver dissection in the 1200s.
Specter not only misidentified the pope, the Catholic news site asserts, but most historical sources indicate no pontiff in history was responsible for the type of ban cited by Specter.
Boniface VII, CNS explained, was an antipope who held the papacy during three separate periods in the late 900s.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/printer-friendly.asp?ARTICLE_ID=51184   (460 words)

  
 Tarot.com :: Tarot, Astrology, Numerology & I-Ching
In an earlier work, Monarchia, Dante outlined his ideas on the separate and complementary authority of the temporal and religious leaders and was enraged that the Pope, Boniface VIII, would not cooperate with the Emperor, Henry VII.
However, Henry VII himself does not appear since he was not yet dead in the temporal setting of the Commedia (Easter week, 1300).
Even though Henry VII does not appear in person, Beatrice (Paradisio 30:133-137) points out the throne prepared for him in heaven (Figure 3, early 15th century).
www.tarot.com /about-tarot/library/boneill/dante5   (1248 words)

  
 POPE CHART
“Gregory VII of Tuscany, part of the Carolingian kingdom of the Franks, and Cluniac monk becomes pope and transforms the Church into a legal institution with a monarchial form of government.
Pope Clement VII [Jiulio de Medici, the bastard son of Giuliano de Medici and cousin of Leo X who appointed him Archbishop of Florence in 1523] 388:149
“…on October 1st, 1525 two senior Franciscans were received in audience by Clement VII to again seek validation of the eight principal privileges of the Custos [Guardians of the Holy Sepulchre], among which was that of creating knights.
watch.pair.com /pope-chart.html   (3152 words)

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