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Pope Benedict IX was also known as:
This can be a little confusing. Benedict IX's uncle, Pope Benedict VIII, was also born Teofilatto Tusculani.
Pope Benedict IX was known for:
Places of Residence and Influence:
Placed on the papal throne: October, 1032
Driven from Rome: 1044
Returned to Rome: April, 1045
Voluntarily resigned: May, 1045
Returned to Rome again: 1046
Officially deposed: December, 1046
Siezed the papal chair for the third time: November 8, 1047
Removed from Rome for the last time: July 17, 1048
Died: 1055 or 1056
About Pope Benedict IX:
Benedict's ultimate fate is unknown, though he is believed to have entered a monastery before his death in 1055 or 1056.
For more about Benedict IX, see the Concise Biography of Benedict IX.
Pope Benedict IX Resources:
Pope Benedict IX on the Web
Encyclopedia: Pope Benedict IX
Clear overview by Horace Mann.
Pope Benedict IX in Print
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Lives of the
Popes: The Pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II
by Richard P. McBrien
Chronicle of the Popes: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Papacy over 2000
by P. G. Maxwell-Stuart
Chronological List of Popes
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