Adrian IV, Pope
Adrian IV, Pope
Reigned 1154-1159

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  • Adrian IV —     Pope Adrian IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Adrian IV     Born 1100 (?); died 1 September, 1159. Very little is known about the birthplace, parentage, or boyhood of Adrian. Yet, as is usual in such cases, very various, and sometimes… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Adrian IV —     Pope Adrian IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Adrian IV     Born 1100 (?); died 1 September, 1159. Very little is known about the birthplace, parentage, or boyhood of Adrian. Yet, as is usual in such cases, very various, and sometimes… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Adrian IV — (1100 1159) the only English ↑pope. He was born in Hertfordshire, England, and his real name was Nicholas Breakspear. He became pope in 1154 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Adrian IV — Adrian or Hadrian IV n. big (Nicholas Breakspear), c1100–59, pope 1154–59: the only English pope …   From formal English to slang

  • Adrian IV — (Nicholas Breakspear) c1100 59, only Englishman to become pope, 1154 59. Also, Hadrian IV. * * * orig. Nicholas Breakspear born 1100?, Abbot s Langley, near St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Eng. died Sept. 1, 1159, Anagni, near Rome [Italy] Pope… …   Universalium

  • Adrian IV — (Nicholas Breakspear) c1100 59, only Englishman to become pope, 1154 59. Also, Hadrian IV …   Useful english dictionary

  • Order of St. Adrian IV — The Order of Adrian IV is an Episcopal chivalric organization named in honor of, and exemplifying the gifts of, the first English Pope, Adrian IV. Membership is awarded for the cause of justice or merit and recognizes extraordinary achievement… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Alexander III — Alexander III Papacy began September 7, 1159 Papacy ended August 30, 1181 Predecessor Adrian IV …   Wikipedia

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