Sentence Examples


  • He refused to use his full influence in favour of the candidacy of Charles of Valois, brother of Philip IV., lest France became too powerful; and recognized Henry of Luxemburg, whom his representatives crowned emperor at the Lateran in 1312.
  • He must restore the French Church to Catholic unity, abolish the pragmatic sanction of Bourges, and bring to a successful close the Lateran council convoked by his predecessor.
  • On the 9th of December the fifth Lateran council, which had been reopened by Leo in April, ratified the peace with Louis XII.
  • During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.
  • The year which marked the close of the Lateran council was also signalized by Leo's unholy war against the duke of Urbino.
 

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