Pope Boniface VIII

1235–1303

Pope who advocated of papal supremacy against king Philip IV of France, and was ultimately defeated.

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Decline of the Papal Power  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Pope Boniface Is Taken Prisoner  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor


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Seizure of Pope Boniface VIII.
 in The Story of the Middle Ages