(Giovanni Lotario de’ Conti) 1161?–1216, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1198–1216.
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 […]
- Innocent murmur
innocent murmur n. See functional murmur.