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... troops of the Duke of Milan were at the gates; and as they occupied Romagna,
it was not without difficulty and danger, that the Pope, the Emperor, and the
bishops, explored their way through the unfrequented paths of the Apennine *.
Yet all ...
mals, two patriarchs, eight archbishops, fifty-two bishops, and forty-five abbots, or
chiefs of religious orders. After the labour of nine months, and the debates of
twenty-five sessions, they attained the advantage and glory of the re-union of the
In the next page, he blames the rashness and infidelity of the Romans, whom
their bishops vainly strove to conciliate by gifts, instead of virtues. It is pity that this
miscellaneous writer has not given us less morality and erudition, and more ...
... of French factions, that ruled the insanity of Charles the Sixth. At length a
vigorous resolution was embraced ; and a solemn embassy, of the titular
patriarch of Alexandria, two archB b 3 - bishops, * The leading and decisive part
which France ...
bishops, five bishops, five abbots, three knights, and twenty doctors, was sent to
the courts of Avignon and Rome, to require, in the name of the church and king,
the abdication of the two pretenders, of Peter de Luna, who styled himself ...
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