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Celestine II - (1143-1144)

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Celestine II Born into a noble Umbrian family, Guido of Cittŗ di Castelo served as cardinal deacon and cardinal priest, as well as papal Read More

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(GUIDO DEL CASTELLO, DE CASTELLIS)

A native of Roman Tuscany, date of birth unknown; d. 8 March, 1144. He was a disciple of Abelard, and added to great learning the reputation of a grave and upright priest. He was made cardinal in 1128, and in 1140 Read More


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