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Pope Boniface, VIII

Pope Boniface, VIII

Birth
Anagni, Provincia di Frosinone, Lazio, Italy
Death 11 Oct 1303 (aged 67–68)
Vatican City
Burial Vatican City
Memorial ID 8803353 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Pope. Born 'Benedict Cajetan' or 'Benedetto Gaetano'. Descendant of a noble family originally Spanish, but long established in Italy. Related to Pope Innocent III, Pope Gregory IX, and Pope Alexander IV. He was regarded as a man of great ability and he meddled incessantly in foreign affairs, and put forward some of the strongest claims to temporal as well as spiritual supremacy of any pope.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 20 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8803353
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pope Boniface, VIII (1235–11 Oct 1303), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8803353, citing Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City ; Maintained by Find A Grave .