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Benedict VI

Born: 9XX0 AD
Died: 9740 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Popes

         – Born in Rome as the son of Hildebrand and was chosen with great ceremony.

936 – Installed as Pope under the protection of the Emperor Otto I on the 19th of January.

         – Benedict VI confirmed the privileges of some of the monasteries and churches.

973 – Pope was strangled by order of Crescentius I, the son of the notorious Theodora, to prevent his release by Sicco, the imperial envoy of Otto II.

974 – Benedict died.