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Pope Adrian V

Adrian V. (Ottobuono de' Fieschi), pope in 1276, was a Genoese who was created cardinal deacon by his uncle Innocent IV[?].

In 1264 he was sent to England to mediate between King Henry III and his barons.

He was elected pope to succeed Innocent V on the July 11, 1276, but died at Viterbo on August 18, without having been ordained to the priesthood.

previous pope: Pope Innocent V (1276)
following pope: Pope John XXI (1276-1277)



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