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Sergius IV - (1009-1012)

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Born Peter Buccaporci in Luna, Italy, Sergius IV made papal name changes common practice. Before his election to the papacy in 1009, he was Read More

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Date of birth unknown; consecrated about 31 July, 1009; d. 12 May, 1012. Peter Pig's Snout ( Bucca Porci ) was the son of Peter the Shoemaker, of the ninth region of Rome ( Pina ), and before he became Sergius IV had been bishop of Read More


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