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Pope Clement the Sixth *, the successor of Benedict, received them with
hospitality and honour, acknowledged the innocence of their Sovereign, excused
his distress, applauded his magnanimity, and displayed a clear knowledge of the
*-y- unworthy to reign ; transferred to the Pope all regal and paternal authority;
and invests Innocent with full power to regulate the family, the government, and
the marriage, of his son and successor. But this treaty was neither executed nor ...
Thirty years after the return of Palaeologus, his son and successor, Manuel, from
a similar motive, but on a larger scale, again visited the countries of the * His
return in 1370, and the coronation of Manuel, Sept. 25. 1373, (Ducange, Fam.
One day, in the presence only of the historian Phranza", his favourite
chamberlain, he opened to his colleague and successor the true principle of his
negociations with the Pope #. “Our last resource,” said Manuel, “against the Turks
, is their ...
... successor by an independent state. Seated on the poop, on a lofty throne, he
received the visit, or, in the Greek style, - the * Syropulus (p. 63.) simply
expresses his intention : i,' * ra. worway to Itaxoi, osz, Barov; was tzuya, wouléole
; and the ...
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