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1510 – Born in Pernaja, Finland and was named after the patron saint of Pernaja’s church. 1528 – Became a scribe for Bishop Martinus Skytte. 1531 – Ordained for priesthood after following the footstep of his teacher. 1536 – Agricola was sent to study in Wittenberg by the Bishop of Turku. 1537 – Started translating ..

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963-984 – Aelfric had his education at the Benedictine Old Minster at Winchester.   987 – Became a monk at Cerne Abbas, Dorset.   990-992 – Wrote "Catholic Homilies" which was written in Old English.   993-998 – Wrote the "Lives of the Saints", a compilation of sermons that was translated in Latin.   1005 ..

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         – He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. 615 – He was elected to the papal throne and was the first pope to use lead seals or the "bullae" on papal documents.          – He encouraged and supported the clergy, who were impoverished in consequence of the political troubles ..

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1863 – Adler was born in Arkansas on September 13, 1863. 1887 – Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. 1892 – Founded the American Jewish Historical Society. He was appointed curator at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.. 1899-1905 – Served on the editorial board of the ..

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         – Born in Rome, he became a Benedictine and was a monk of the Roman cloister of St Erasmus on the Caelian Hill. 672 – Rebuilt buildings at the monastery and restored the basilica of St. Peter’s on the Via Portuguese. 676 – He died in the fourth year of his reign. 0.0 ..

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692 – Adrian I was born in Rome, Italy. 772-795 – Became pope at the age of 80, the eldest pope to be elected. He uplifted the diocese of Lichfield in England to become an archdiocese. 787 – Elevated the diocese of Lichfield, in England, to an archdiocese on request from the English bishops and ..

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792 – Adrian II was born in Rome, Italy. 867-872 – Became a pope at the age of 72. As pope, he made an example to fellow clergymen. Maintained peace and order among the greedy, incompetent descendants of Charlemagne. He married during his youth days and they were assasinated  by Eleutherius. He died after a ..

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1100 – Adrian IV was born in Hertfordshire, England. 1137 – Elected as abbot. His actions as abbot made way for complaints against him in Rome. It reached the attention of Pope Eugene and appointed him cardinal bishop. 1152-1154 – Went to Scandinavia as a papal legate in-charge of organizing the affairs of the archbishop ..

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