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Boccasini, Nicholas

Born: 1240 AD
Died: 1304 AD
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1240 – Benedict XI was born in Terveso, Italy.

         – He was the Master General of the order and he issued ordinances forbidding public questioning the legitimacy of Boniface VIII.

1258 – He was released Philip IV of France from the excommunication that had been laid upon him by Boniface VIII, and practically ignored the bull Unam sanctam.

1296 – Benedict XI was a Dominican and when he was made Master of the Order, he issued ordinances forbidding public questioning of the legitimacy of Boniface VIII’s election on the part of any Dominican.

1303 – He became Pope, succeeded Pope Boniface VIII.

1304 – He died on the 7th of July in Perugia, Italy.

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