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  • 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)


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  • The Laurentian Library was built between 1524 and 1559 in the cloister of the church of San Lorenzo for the Medici Pope, Clement VII, to house the illustrious family collection of manuscripts and printed books.


  • The Lotus Eaters Weinbaum : Pope Clement VII said in May 10th, 2009 at 6:18 am » Post Topic » The Menace from Earth by Robert Heinlein

  • A Cardinal Orsini is depicted as being elected following the death of the fictional Alexander, which, again, does not correspond to actual history, when the Emperor's tutor Adrian of Utrecht was elected to succeed Leo, and, following his death just a year later, Cardinal Medici, who as Clement VII would refuse to permit Henry's divorce, was elected to the papal throne.

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  • In 1534, a surfeit of melons took the life of Clement VII.

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  • You can click on the links here to read New Advent's accounts of Clement VII and Urban VI, always keeping in mind that a Catholic source takes a Catholic view on things.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Two popes, Clement VII and successors in Avignon and Urban VI and successors in Rome.

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  • Pedro de Luna voted for the man who was elected Pope Urban VI, but later was convinced that the election was invalid, and helped to elect and support the first anti-pope of the Avignon schism, Clement VII.


  • The reconciliation of Pope Clement VII with Charles V after the sacking of Rome, resulted in the siege and capture of Florence.

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  • Nominated by Clement VII. a member of the committee of cardinals appointed to report on the "Nuremberg Recess," he recommended, in opposition to the majority, certain concessions to the Lutherans, notably the marriage of the clergy as in the Greek Church, and communion in both kinds according to the decision of the council of Basel.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • It was lost, but found again by Pope Sergius I in 687: it was stolen at the sack of Rome in 1527, and removed from its case of silver: however it was recovered by Clement VII, who ordered the rich cross, in which it is at present preserved, to be made: in 1730 it was again stolen but recovered once more by Clement XII.

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