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French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099).  Synonyms: Odo of Lagery, Otho, Otho of Lagery, Urban II.

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... the son of the Marquis of Odo, surnamed the good, and Emma, the sister of Robert Guiscard who figured conspicuously in the wars which distracted Europe just previous to the first Crusade, which occurred under the leadership of Peter, the Hermit, and Walter, the Penniless, in A.D. 1096. The scene of the drama is laid at ...
— The Poets and Poetry of Cecil County, Maryland • Various

... his British patriotism was fervid and sustained, he was capable of understanding men of other nations and recognizing their merits; and in knowledge of Germany he acquired a position among Englishmen of his day rivalled only by Odo Russell, afterwards Ambassador at Berlin. Morier's father had for many years represented Great Britain in Switzerland and could guide him both by precept and by example. Free intercourse with the most liberal minds in Oxford had developed the lessons which he had learnt at home. But ...
— Victorian Worthies - Sixteen Biographies • George Henry Blore

Words linked to "Odo" :   Bishop of Rome, Holy Father, Catholic Pope, pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Otho, pontiff, Vicar of Christ, Urban II

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