1198-1216.Pope Innocent III. This is a cropped image from Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (Royal 16 G VI) folio 374v.The original chronicle dates 1332-50.Pope Innocent is notable for using interdict and other censures to compel princes to obey his decisions,although these measures were not uniformly successful. Innocent called for Christian crusades against Muslim Spain and the Holy Land,as well as the Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars in southern France.
Ruins of Abbaye de Fontaine Guérard, Normandy, France. In 1135, Amaury 1st Meulan, Lord of Gournay (1130-c.1196) founded a priory of women. Before 1207, the nuns became affiliated to the Cistercian order and a bull of Pope Innocent III in ratifies privileges. The church was consecrated in 1218 by Robert Poulain, Archbishop of Rouen (1208-1222).
16.04.1210.Pope Innocent III confirming the order of Saint Francis.Sacro Monte (Orta)-Chapel. :Life of Francis of Assisi at Sacro Monte di Orta. Confirmation of the Franciscan Rule.The Cardinal,who was the confessor of Pope Innocent III,was immediately sympathetic to Francis and agreed to represent Francis to the pope.Reluctantly, Pope Innocent agreed to meet with Francis and the brothers the next day.
Magna Carta The charter of liberties granted by King John of England in 1215 and confirmed with modifications by Henry III in and The Magna Carta has long been considered by the English-speaking peoples as the earliest
16.04.1210.Pope Innocent III confirming the order of Saint Francis.Sacro Monte (Orta)-Chapel. :Life of Francis of Assisi at Sacro Monte di Orta.Confirmation of the Franciscan Rule.In 1209,Francis of Assisi led his first 11 followers to Rome to seek permission from Pope Innocent III to found a new religious Order,which was ultimately granted.Upon entry to Rome,the brothers encountered Bishop Guido of Assisi,who had in his company Giovanni di San Paolo,the Cardinal Bishop of Sabina.