Pope Benedict XIV

Standard Name: Benedict XIV, Pope


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Literary responses Jane Squire
Elizabeth Carter wrestled with this book, driving herself half mad to find out the meaning of it and telling Catherine Talbot she was enraged at her own stupidity. Pope Benedict XIV , to whom a...
politics Mary Ward
A century after MW 's death, Pope Benedict XIV in the Bull Quamvis justo ensured her Institute 's survival by confirming the office of General Superior, but forbade the honouring of her as Foundress.
Chambers, Mary Catharine Elizabeth. The Life of Mary Ward (1585-1645). Editor Coleridge, Henry James, Burns and Oates.
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29 May 1537: Pope Paul III issued a Bull that classified...

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29 May 1537

Pope Paul III issued a Bull that classified American Indians as men, not brutes.

1750: The progressive Pope Benedict XIV appointed...

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The progressive Pope Benedict XIV appointed a woman, Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-99), as professor of mathematics at the University of Bologna .


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