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Pope Gregory VIII

Gregory VIII (Albert de Mora) Pope from October 25th, 1187 until December 25th, 1187.

In 1172 as papal legate he attended the council of Avranches[?], which absolved Henry II of England from the guilt of the murder of Thomas a Becket.

He was consecrated pope in room of Urban III on October 25th, 1187, and died of fever of December 17th of the same year. Clement III was his successor.



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