(Gregorio Papareschi) died 1143, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1130–43.
original name Gregorio Papareschi. died 1143, pope (1130–43). He condemned Abelard’s teachings
- Innocent III
noun 1. (Giovanni Lotario de’ Conti) 1161?–1216, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1198–1216. noun 1. original name Giovanni Lotario de’ Conti. ?1161–1216, pope (1198–1216), under whom the temporal power of the papacy reached its height. He instituted the Fourth Crusade (1202) and a crusade against the Albigenses (1208), and called the fourth Lateran Council (1215)
- Innocent IV
noun 1. (Sinbaldo de Fieschi) c1180–1254, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1243–54. noun 1. original name Sinibaldo de’ Fieschi. died 1254, pope (1243–54); an unrelenting enemy of Emperor Frederick II and his heirs
- Innocent IX
noun 1. (Giovanni Antonio Facchinetti) 1519–91, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1591.
[in-uh-suh nt] /ˈɪn ə sənt/ adjective 1. free from moral wrong; without sin; pure: innocent children. 2. free from legal or specific wrong; guiltless: innocent of the crime. 3. not involving evil intent or motive: an innocent misrepresentation. 4. not causing physical or moral injury; harmless: innocent fun. 5. devoid (usually followed by of): a […]