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Pope Innocent III depicted wearing the pallium in a fresco at the Sacro Speco Cloister

Detail of the 1198 papal bull issued by Pope Innocent III calling for a new crusade to the Holy Land; the ill-fated Fourth Crusade lasted from 1202 to 1204

As the world waits for a new Pope, we explore the Vatican's Secret Archives

As the world waits for a new Pope, we explore the Vatican's Secret Archives (with no help whatsoever from Dan Brown)

Pope Innocent III

Pope Innocent III stitched by Anthea Godfrey, Embroiderers' Guild (Eastern Region) - Cornelia Parker

Francis Bacon, 'Study for a Pope III' 1961, oil on canvas, © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2014. All rights reserved.

Francis Bacon, 'Study for a Pope III' oil on canvas, © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London All rights reserved.

Alec Guinness (Pope Innocent III)

With Pope Benedict XVI stepping down at the end of the month, the Catholic .

Bull of Pope Innocent III (1161-1216) commanding prelates, nobles and people of Ireland to remain faithful to King John of England (1167-1216) who ceded his realm to Rome, 28 October 1213 (ink on vellum)

Bull of Pope Innocent III commanding prelates, nobles and people of Ireland to remain faithful to King John of England who ceded his realm to Rome, 28 October 1213 (ink on vellum)

Giotto, St Francis and the dream of pope Innocent III.  Art.  Painting.

Giotto, St Francis and the dream of pope Innocent III.

This wood carving from the medieval period shows witches cooking a thunderstorm. It wasn’t until the publication of Heinrich Kramer’s Malleus Maleficarum (or, Hammer of Witches) in 1487 that the specific connection between women and satanic magic became widespread. © imageBROKER / Alamy

From Narnia to Harry Potter, so many modern manifestations of magic come from the Middle Ages. Hetta Howes, who is writing a PhD at Queen Mary, University of London, investigates…

Catholic on Catholic Violence, or Losing Sight of the Whole Point of the Crusades! - A Brief History On November 10, 1202, despite letters from Pope Innocent III (a much more popular pope than Guilty III) forbidding it and threatening excommunication, Catholic crusaders on the Fourth Crusade began a siege of the Catholic city of Zara (now Zadar, Croatia). Digging Deeper Whereas... - http://www.crackedhistory.com/catholic-catholic-violence-losing-sight-whole-point-crusades/ -

810 years ago this week, on April an unthinkable act occurred: Christian armies sacked Constantinople, in what became known as the Fourth Crusade. The Crusades are among the most misunderstood events in Catholic history, and the Fourth Crus.

Albigensian_Crusade. Crusade? Now that's a laugh! Genocidal slaughter!!

Pope Innocentius III excommunicating the Albigensians (left), Massacre against the Albigensians by the crusaders (right) (British Library, Royal 16 G VI f.

On this day 15th July 1207 – King John of England King John expels Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop Stephen Langton. We have many Lordship titles that date back to this time.  If you want something very special though we have rights to the Barony Titles used by the Barons when King John was forced to sign Magnate Carta at Runemede. - ltaylor@manorial.co.uk

John Not a popular King, who refused to listen to his advisors. Not suprisingly they turned against him, and made him sign the famous "Magna Carta" King John also appears in the Robin Hood legends!

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