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Gregory XI - (1370-1378)

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Pope Gregory XI Born Pierre Roger de Beaufort in 1329, Pope Gregory XI was the last Frenchman elected to the papacy and was the first pope to reside in Read More

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(PIERRE ROGER DE BEAUFORT).

Born in 1331, at the castle of Maumont in the Dioceses of Limoges ; died 27 March, 1378, at Rome. He was a nephew of Pope Clement VI, who heaped numerous benefices upon him and finally created him cardinal deacon in 1348, when he was only eighteen years of age. As Read More


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