Death of Pope Benedict VIII

Death of Pope Benedict VIII

Pope Benedict VIII
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Pope Benedict VIII dies. He worked hard to create ecclesiastical reforms and to improve clerical discipline, but he was even more heavily involved in military ventures. In 1016, Pope Benedict VIII even participate in a sea battle against Saracen forces.

The family of Pope Benedict VIII is heavily involved in Roman political intrigues, and one of the results of this was the election of an antipope, Gregory VI, in 1012.

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