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Boniface VI - (896)

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Boniface VI Boniface VI, son of Bishop Adrian, was elected to the Roman see in 896. His election was supported by Lambert, Duke of Spoleto, and opposed by ... Read More

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A Roman, elected in 896 by the Roman faction in a popular tumult, to succeed Formosus. He had twice incurred a sentence of deprivation of orders, as a subdeacon and as a priest. At the Council of Rome, held by John IX in 898, his Read More


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