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Urban II

noun
1.
(OdoorOtho) c1042–99, French ecclesiastic: pope 1088–99.
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  • It led to the organisation of a movement for erecting a magnificent monument to the memory of Urban II.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
  • Indulgences were first invented in the eleventh century, by Urban II.

  • This is all that remains of the church in which Urban II blessed an altar in 1096.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • Beside the ruins rose, sharply defined and well detached against the summer sky, the colossal statue of Urban II.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
British Dictionary definitions for Urban II

Urban II

/ˈɜːbən/
noun
1.
original name Odo or Udo. ?1042–99, French ecclesiastic; pope (1088–99). He inaugurated the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont (1095)
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