Gregory VII, Pope Saint
Gregory VII, Pope Saint
Also known as Hildebrand: 'one of the greatest of the Roman pontiffs and one of the most remarkable men of all times.' He died in 1085. Biographical article

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  • Gregory VII,Saint — Gregory VII, Saint Originally Hil·de·brand (hĭlʹdə brănd ) 1020? 1085. Pope (1073 1085) who sought to establish the supremacy of the pope within the Church and the authority of the Church over the state. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gregory VII, Saint — orig. Hildebrand born 1020, near Soana, Papal States died May 25, 1085, Salerno, Principality of Salerno; canonized 1606; feast day May 25 Pope (1073–85). Educated in a monastery in Rome where his uncle was abbot, he rose to become a cardinal and …   Universalium

  • Pope Gregory VII — Infobox Pope English name=Gregory VII birth name=Ildebrando di Soana term start=April 22, 1073 term end=May 25, 1085 predecessor=Alexander II successor=Victor III birth date=c. 1020 birthplace=Sovana, Italy dead=dead|death date=death… …   Wikipedia

  • Gregory VII (Hildebrand) —     (c. 1023–85)    Pope and Saint.    Gregory was born in Saona, Tuscany, and his original name was Hildebrand. As a young man, he was in the service of Pope Gregory VI, who was exiled in Germany. He returned to Rome with Pope Leo IX and was… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Gregory VII — Saint (Hildebrand) c1020 85, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1073 85. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gregory VII — noun the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020 1085) • Syn: ↑Gregory, ↑Hildebrand • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gregory VII — /ˈgrɛgəri/ (say greguhree) noun Saint (Hildebrand), c. 1020–1085, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1073–85 …   Australian English dictionary

  • St. Gregory VII —     Pope St. Gregory VII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope St. Gregory VII     (HILDEBRAND).     One of the greatest of the Roman pontiffs and one of the most remarkable men of all times; born between the years 1020 and 1025, at Soana, or… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Victor III — Victor III Papacy began May 24, 1086 Papacy ended September 16, 1087 Predecessor …   Wikipedia

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