Pape Urban II

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Blessed Pape
Urban II
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1630 portrait.
Installed12 Mairch 1088
Term endit29 Julie 1099
PredecessorVictor III
SuccessorPaschal II
Orders
OrdinationC. 1068
Consecration20 Julie 1085
Creatit Cardinal1073
bi Gregory VII
Personal details
Birth nameOdo o Châtillon
Bornca.1042
Lagery, Coonty o Champagne, Kinrick o Fraunce
Died(1099-07-29)29 Julie 1099
Roum, Papal States, Haly Roman Empire
Previous post
Saunthuid
Feast day29 July
Veneratit inRoman Catholic Kirk
Beatified14 Julie 1881
Roum
bi Pape Leo XIII
Attributes
Ither papes named Urban

Pape Urban II (Laitin: Urbanus II; c. 1042 – 29 Julie 1099), born Odo o Châtillon or Otho de Lagery,[1][2] wis pape frae 12 Mairch 1088 tae his daith in 1099. He is best kent for initiatin the First Crusade (1096–99) an settin up the modren-day Roman Curia in the manner o a ryal ecclesiastical coort tae help run the Kirk.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Celli-Fraentzel 1932, p. 97.
  2. Alternatively, Otto, Odo, or Eudes.
  3. McBrien 2000, p. 182.