The Pope Who Canceled Rome (Adrian IV)

Episode 47 · July 28th, 2020 · 12 mins 29 secs

About this Episode

Our pope today, the first and only British pope in history, is a man who came from nothing and was elevated to the papacy. A monk who would’ve rather not been pope, he faced down emperors and kings and shut down the entire Eternal City when a heretic threatened to hold it hostage.


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