Pape Clement V

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Clement V
Papa Clemens Quintus.jpg
Installed5 Juin 1305
Term endit20 Aprile 1314
PredecessorBenedict XI
SuccessorJohn XXII
Consecration14 November 1305
Personal details
Birth nameRaymond Bertrand de Got or de Gouth or de Goth
Bornabout 1264
Villandraut, Gascony, Kinrick o Fraunce
Died(1314-04-20)20 Apryle 1314
Roquemaure (Gard), Kinrick o Fraunce
Ither papes named Clement

Pape Clement V (Laitin: Clemens V; c. 1264 – 20 Aprile 1314), born Raymond Bertrand de Got (an aa occasionally spelled de Guoth an de Goth), wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae 5 Juin 1305 tae his daith in 1314. He is infamous for suppressin the order o the Knights Templar an allaein the execution o mony o its members, an as the Pape who moved the Curia frae Roum tae Avignon, usherin in the period kent as the Avignon Papacy.[1][2]

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  1. Chamberlain, pp. 122, 123, 131
  2. Menache, pp. 1, 2, 16, 23, 178, 255