- n. Italian pope from 1523 to 1534 who broke with Henry VIII of England after Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon and married Anne Boleyn (1478-1534)
“It was at his prompting that Clement VII espoused the cause of France; the League of Cognac (22 May, 1526) was also his work.”
“Later he became vice-legate of Perugia, and under Clement VII was twice appointed prefect of”
“Popes Adrian VI and Clement VII bestowed on the universit additional revenues from ecclesiastical property.”
“The different measures meted out to Copernicus by Clement VII and to Galileo by Paul V need no comment.”
“After the Sack of Rome (1527) he was one of the hostages given by Clement VII to the Imperialists, and would have been killed by the imperial Landsknechte in the Campo di Fiori, had he not been secretly liberated by Cardinal Pompio Colonna.”
“So, again, the whole procedure before Clement VII (the antipope) in 1359, recently brought to light by Canon Chevalier, in connexion with the alleged Holy Shroud of”
“Ballay negotiated between Henry VIII and Clement VII in an attempt to prevent England's break with the Holy See, and, when in 1536 the troops of Charles V threatened Picardy and Champagne, he received from Francis I the title of Lieutenant-General of the Kingdom and placed Paris in a state of defence.”
“Clement VII immediately after his election made him Datario (1523), and in 1524, at the request of the”
“In 1387 he preached before Pope Clement VII of Avignon with a view to calling forth the condemnation of Jean de Monteson, a Dominican, who had denied the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin, and shortly afterwards he delivered a panegyric on St. Louis, King of France, thus making his debut in the oratorical career that was destined to become so brilliant.”
“Clement VII (League of Cognac, 1526), brought about the sack of Rome by the imperial troops under the command of the Constable de Bourbon”
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