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Birth: 1240

Death: 1304


Benedict XI The blessed Benedict XI, born Niccolo Boccasini in 1240, was a Dominican who wrote commentary on the Psalms, Job, Matthew, and Revelation before his election to the papacy in 1303. A close associate of Boniface VIII, Benedict refused to pardon Sciarra Colonna and Guillaime de Nogaret, the leaders of the attack on Boniface, although Benedict sought peace with Philip IV the Fair of France. Benedict also refused to call a council to condemn Boniface posthumously. Benedict died of dysentery in 1304, about ten months after his election.


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