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Urban III - (1185-1187)

Saint Biography

Uberto Crivelli, Milanese by birth, was elected pope in 1185. Before his election, he had been archbishop of his native city. Because the Roman people were hostile to the office of the pope, Urban lived in Verona. Although he ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Reigned 1185-87, born at Milan ; died at Ferrara, 19 October, 1187. Uberto, of the noble Milanese family of the Crivelli, was created cardinal by Lucius III in 1182 and Read More


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