Avignon Papacy

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The Papal palace in Avignon, Fraunce.

The Avignon Papacy wis the period frae 1309 tae 1378, during which seiven successive papes resided in Avignon, in Fraunce, rather than in Roum.[1] This situation arose frae the conflict atween the Papacy an the French croun.

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  1. The Avignon Papacy, P.N.R. Zutshi, The New Cambridge Medieval History: c. 1300-c. 1415, Vol. VI, Ed. Michael Jones, (Cambridge University Press, 2000), 653.