Birth of Hugh of Cluny in France

Birth of Hugh of Cluny in France

Hugh of Cluny
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Hugh of Cluny is born in France. As an abbot of Cluny, Hugh will become one of the most influential leaders of one of the most prominent monastic orders throughout the entire Middle Ages.

Hugh of Cluny will be the primary force behind the development of the Cluniac monastic movement in the 11th century.

Pope Urban II will have been a prior at Cluny under Hugh, which means that Hugh will have more than a bit of influence over the pope.

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