Pope Gelasius II
|Pope Gelasius II|
|Papacy began||24 January 1118|
|Papacy ended||29 January 1119|
|Birth name||Giovanni Caetani|
Gaeta, Principality of Capua
29 January 1119|
Cluny, Duchy of Burgundy, Kingdom of France
He was born in Gaeta, Principality of Capua and died in Cluny, Duchy of Burgundy, Kingdom of France. He was ordained a priest on 9 March 1118 after he fled to Gaeta. He returned to Rome in July under Norman protection after he excommunicated Henry V and the antipope.
References[change | change source]
- Duffy, Eamon. Saints and Sinners. A History of the Popes.
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