Paul III



noun
1.
(Alessandro Farnese) 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1534–49.
noun
1.
original name Alessandro Farnese. 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1534–49). He excommunicated Henry VIII of England (1538) and inaugurated the Counter-Reformation by approving the establishment of the Jesuits (1540), instituting the Inquisition in Italy, and convening the Council of Trent (1545)

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