Pope Sergius, III

Pope Sergius, III

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Death 14 Apr 911
Burial Vatican City
Memorial ID 8822926 · View Source
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Pope. Sergius III was the eldest son of a noble roman family. Consecrated 29 January, 904, he is known as one of the worst popes in history, his reign begins the era known as the pornocracy or the rule of the harlots, the darkest period in the history of the papacy. His mistress Marozia was the mother of Pope John XI, the aunt of Pope John XIII, and the grandmother of Pope Benedict VI. In addition to Christopher, he killed Pope Leo V in order to obtain the throne.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 24 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8822926
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pope Sergius, III (unknown–14 Apr 911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8822926, citing Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City ; Maintained by Find A Grave .