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ECTION AND PRESENCE OF THE POPES, who RETIRE TO AVIGNON.— THE
JUBILEE. – NObi,E FAMILIES OF ROME. - FEUD OF THE COLONNA AND
URSINI. 1100-1500. State and Revolutions of Rome . . . . . . 186 800-1100. The
Translation of the Holy See to Avignon . . . . . 215 1300. Institution of the Jubilee,
or Holy Year - . 217 1350. The Second Jubileo . . 218 The Nobles or Barons of
Rome . . . . . . . 219 Family of Leo the Jew . . 219 The Colonna . . . 221 And Ursini .
257 Avignon to fix their resi- 1447. Nicholas W. . . . . 257 dence at Rome . . . . 248
|| 1434. Last Revolt of Rome. . . 257 1367-1370. Return of Urban W. . 249 || 1452.
Last Coronation of a German 1377. Final Return of Gregory XI. 250 Emperor ...
Two officers of state, with a Latin interpreter, were sent in his name to the Roman
court, which was transplanted to Avignon, on the banks of the Rhône, during a
period of seventy years: they represented the hard necessity which had urged
Under his reign Avignon was the seat of pomp and pleasure: in his youth he had
surpassed the licentiousness of a baron; and the palace, nay the bedchamber of
the pope, was adorned, or polluted, by the visits of his female favourites.
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