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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Bl. Urban V
Urban refused this request as well as another for the nomination of four cardinals chosen by the king.
Urban's efforts were equally fruitless in Italy, where the whole land was overrun with bands led by such famous condottieri as the German Count of Landau and the Englishman Sir John Hawkwood.
Urban V was a man whose motives cannot be called in question: his policy aimed at Eurpoean peace; shortly before his death he had given orders that preparations should be made to enable him personally to visit and reconcile Edward III and Charles V.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15214a.htm   (1824 words)

  
 Pope Urban Ii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Urban II (Otho, Otto or Odo of Lagery), 1088-1099, born of a knightly family, at Ch?tillon-sur...
In 1089 Pope Urban II consecrated a shrine for the relics of Saint Nicholas in a newly constructed crypt.
Pope Urban II The person who would become Pope Urban II was born around 1035 to a noble family in northern France.
www.popesearch.com /popeurbanii   (896 words)

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