Pape Clement VI

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Clement VI
Papa Clemens Sextus.jpg
Installed7 Mey 1342
Term endit6 December 1352
PredecessorBenedict XII
SuccessorInnocent VI
Creatit Cardinal18 December 1338
Personal details
Birth namePierre Roger
Maumont, Rosiers-d'Égletons, Limousin, Kinrick o Fraunce
Died(1352-12-06)6 December 1352
Avignon, Papal States
Ither papes named Clement

Pape Clement VI (Laitin: Clemens VI; 1291 – 6 December 1352), born Pierre Roger,[1] wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae 7 Mey 1342 tae his daith in 1352. He wis the fowert Avignon Pape. Clement is maist notable as the Pape who reigned during the time o the Black Daith (1348–1350), during which he grantit remission o sins tae aw that died o the plague.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. George L. Williams, Papal Genealogy: The Families and Descendants of the Popes, (McFarland & Company Inc., 1998), 43.