Posted: Mar 12, 2020 9:42 pm
by Nevets
One more thing

Pope Adrian IV, who crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor, was English.

Adrian IV is the only Englishman and the only inhabitant of the British Isles to have occupied the papal throne. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adrian_IV


He became Pope after removing the previous Pope

As Pope, he crowned Frederick I Barbarossa, and successfully removed Arnold of Brescia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adrian_IV


He was undoubtedly also a Norman

From 1152 to 1154, Nicholas was in Scandinavia as papal legate, establishing an independent archepiscopal https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adrian_IV#Early_life