Pope Leo X, who was Pope from 1514 until his death in 1521. This was during Henry's early reign, and before his issues with the Church and before Anne Boleyn, of course. Therefore, Leo and Henry didn't have any issues of note.

28 May 1521 - Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Leo X came to power in 1513 after the death of Julius II. He was the son of Lorenzo de Medici.

Pope Leo X (1513-1521)

Pope Leo X

Pope Leo X (1513-1521)

Pope Leo X (1475-1521) (Pope from 1513-1521) was the first of the four Medici popes.  Son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, he was a great patron of the arts including artists like Raphael and MIchelangelo.  His selling of indulgences led Martin Luther to post his 95 Thesis, sparking the Protestant Reformation.  This famous portrait with Caridnal Giulio de' Medici (later Pope Clement VII) in the background was painted by Raphael.

Pope Leo X was widely thought to have had many active lovers, and alleged to have had a particular (albeit one-sided) infatuation for Marcantonio Flaminio

Pope Leo X, Papal Bull

Pope Leo X, Papal Bull

Pope Leo X 1475 – 1521.  Pope from 1513 to his death in 1521. Was born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, He is known for starting indulgences.(paying catholic for forgiveness of your sins)  and the writing the Exsurge Domine challenging of Martin Luther 95 Theses.  This was all a plan to show publicly an argument between the differing sides. This way catholic’s chose to create their own rebellion, one that could be more easily controlled and directed.

Even The Catholic Popes, Bishops and Priests knew that Christianity was nothing but a lie to make profit, power and control.

Leo X Papacy began 9 March 1513 (elected) 11 March 1513 (proclaimed) Papacy ended 1 December 1521 Predecessor Julius II Successor Adrian VI Orders Consecration 17 March 1513 by Raffaele Sansone Riario Created Cardinal 26 March 1492 Personal details Birth name Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1] Born 11 December 1475 Florence, Republic of Florence Died 1 December 1521 (aged 45) Rome, Papal States

Leo X Papacy began 9 March 1513 (elected) 11 March 1513 (proclaimed) Papacy…

Pope Leo X   A product of the Medici clan, he entered the clergy as a boy and was elevated to the papacy as a young man. His lifestyle was more secular than spiritual and his use of indulgences brought about a revolution within Christianity. The perfect foil for Martin Luther, his reign was consumed by the Reformation.

Portrait length color image of Pope Leo X, born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of the Florentine Republic. By George Stuart.

Raphael: Italian High Renaissance Painter  Detail from, Pope Leo X with Cardinals

Raphael Pope Leo X With Cardinals Early Th Century Italy Oil Red – Century Italian Pope

Pope Leo X (11 December 1475 – 1 December 1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, was Pope from 9 March 1513 to his death in 1521.[1] The second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of the Florentine Republic, he was elevated to the cardinalate in 1489.

Pope Leo X December 1475 – 1 December born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, was Pope from 9 March 1513 to his death in The second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of the Florentine Republic, he was elevated to the cardinalate in

Large Dish (tagliere): Pope Leo X presenting a baton to Federigo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, on his appointment as captain general of the Church in 1521.  Son of Isabella d'Este.

Large Dish (tagliere): Pope Leo X presenting a baton to Federigo II Gonzaga, marquis of Mantua, on his appointment as captain general of the Church in Nicola da Urbino (Italian, active by Urbino)

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Know Your Popes Leo X Spent the huge fortune left by his predecessor in just two years on his lavish lifestyle.

Fernando Botero, Pope Leo X (after Raphael), 1964

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PIRATES (c.1513-21) | Cornwall: 'Pirates have preoccupied Cornwall for many centuries, as this document from c.1513-1521 shows. Written to Pope Leo X from Thomas Colyn, Prior of Tywardreath, it declares the risk the priory was at, as “Now adays the pirates of the see with oder men of the werres useth them self mor cruelly and mor tyrannosly towardes devoute and holy religyous places then they did of olde tyme.”     ✫ღ⊰n

Pirates have preoccupied Cornwall for many centuries, as this document, from…

Papal States - Rome - Pope Leo X (Giovanni de 'Medici,(1475-1521)   c. 1513-1521, Restitution medal

Papal States - Rome - Pope Leo X, Giovanni de 'Medici Restitution medal coined.

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