Benedict XII, Pope
Benedict XII, Pope
Third of the Avignon popes (1334-1342)

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  • Pope Benedict XII — Infobox Pope English name=Benedict XII birth name=Jacques Fournier term start=December 20, 1334 term end=April 25, 1342 predecessor=John XXII successor=Clement VI birth date= ca. 1280s birthplace= Saverdun, France dead=dead|death date=death… …   Wikipedia

  • Benedict XII — (Jacques Fournier) died 1342, French ecclesiastic: pope 1334 42. * * * orig. Jacques Fournier born , Saverdun, near Toulouse, France died April 25, 1342, Avignon, Provence Pope (1334–42). A French cardinal and theologian, he became the third… …   Universalium

  • Benedict XII — (d. 1342)    Pope.    Benedict was born Jacques Fournier. As a very young man he entered the Cistercian Order and was educated in Paris, France. Despite humble beginnings, he rose rapidly in the Church. In 1311 he was elected Abbot of Fontfroide; …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Benedict XII — (Jacques Fournier) died 1342, French ecclesiastic: pope 1334 42 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Benedict XIV —     Pope Benedict XIV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Benedict XIV     (PROSPERO LORENZO LAMBERTINI.)     Son of Marcello Lambertini and Lucretia Bulgarini, b. at Bologna 31 March, 1675; d. 3 May, 1758. His early education was received from… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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