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John XIV - (983-984)

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Peter Canepanova was bishop of Pavia and archchancellor of Italy before his Read More

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Date of birth unknown; d. 984. After the death of Benedict VII, Bishop Peter Campanora of Pavia, earlier imperial chancellor of Italy, was elected pope with the consent of Emperor Otto II, and was crowned at the end of November or beginning of December, 983, when he took the name of John. On 7 December of the same year the young emperor, Otto II , died at Rome, prepared for death by the pope, ... Read More


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