Pope John XII, his family background, how he came to be pope, and the hilarious havoc he wreaked during his stint in the Chair of St. Peter. Plus: a whole collection of bad popes and the things that made them terrible.
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Eric Russell Chamberlin. “The Bad Popes.” https://archive.org/details/badpopes00cham/page/n11/mode/2up?view=theater
The Bad Popes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bad_Popes
Alberic II. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberic_II_of_Spoleto
Saeculum Obscurum. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeculum_obscurum
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