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Benedict XII

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  • Benedict XII —     Pope Benedict XII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Benedict XII     (JACQUES FOURNIER)     Third of the Avignon popes, b. at Saverdun in the province of Toulouse, France, elected 20 December, 1334; d. at Avignon 24 April, 1342. Nothing is… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Benedict XII — (Jacques Fournier) died 1342, French ecclesiastic: pope 1334 42. * * * orig. Jacques Fournier born , Saverdun, near Toulouse, France died April 25, 1342, Avignon, Provence Pope (1334–42). A French cardinal and theologian, he became the third… …   Universalium

  • Benedict XII — (d. 1342)    Pope.    Benedict was born Jacques Fournier. As a very young man he entered the Cistercian Order and was educated in Paris, France. Despite humble beginnings, he rose rapidly in the Church. In 1311 he was elected Abbot of Fontfroide; …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Benedict XII — (Jacques Fournier) died 1342, French ecclesiastic: pope 1334 42 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benedict XII, Pope — • Third of the Avignon popes (1334 1342) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Benedict XII — Infobox Pope English name=Benedict XII birth name=Jacques Fournier term start=December 20, 1334 term end=April 25, 1342 predecessor=John XXII successor=Clement VI birth date= ca. 1280s birthplace= Saverdun, France dead=dead|death date=death… …   Wikipedia

  • BENEDICT° — BENEDICT°, name of 16 popes, several of whom had significant contacts with Jews. BENEDICT VIII (1012–1024) ordered the execution of a number of Roman Jews in 1020 or 1021, on a charge that they had mocked the cross and thereby caused an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Benedict — most commonly refers to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Order of Saint Benedict and thereby of Western monasticism. It may also may refer to:Peopleaints*Benedict of Aniane *Benedict Biscop *Benedict the Bridge Builder, also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • benedict — /ben i dikt/, n. a newly married man, esp. one who has been long a bachelor. [1820 25; erroneous assimilation of BENEDICK to a more familiar name] * * * (as used in expressions) Arnold Benedict Benedict of Nursia Saint Benedict XII Benedict XIII… …   Universalium

  • Benedict — /ben i dikt/, n. 1. Ruth (Fulton), 1887 1948, U.S. writer and anthropologist. 2. Saint, A.D. 480? 543?, Italian monk: founded Benedictine order. 3. Stanley Rossiter /ros i teuhr/, 1884 1936, U.S. biochemist. 4. a male given name: from a Latin… …   Universalium

  • XII — (as used in expressions) Alfonso XII Benedict XII Charles XII Louis XII Pius XII * * * …   Universalium

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