Pope Urban II (Latin: Urbanus II; c. 1042 – 29 July 1099), born Odo of Châtillon or
Otho de Lagery, was pope from 12 March 1088 to his death in 1099. He is best ...
Odo was born of noble parents about 1035 in the Champagne region of France.
... As pope, Urban II found active support for his policies and reforms among ...
On this day in History, Pope Urban II orders first Crusade on Nov 27, 1095. Learn
more about what happened today on History.
Urban II c.1042-1099, pope (1088-99), a Frenchman named Odo (or Eudes) of
Lagery; ... Encyclopedia of World Biography The Columbia Encyclopedia,...
The office of the papacy is rather complicated and, much to the chagrin of believers, comes with a rather checkered past.
For good or for ill, his policies and personality have helped shape not only the current character of Catholicism but also the direction Catholicis... More »
Pope Urban II. The person who would become Pope Urban II was born around
1035 to a noble family in northern France. Educated at a school associated with ...
(Otho, Otto or Odo of Lagery), 1088-1099, born of a knightly family, at Châtillon-
sur-Marne in the province of Champagne, about 1042; died 29 July, 1099.
CBN.com -- Urban II, né Otho of Lagery (or Otto or Odo) (1042 - July 29, 1099),
pope from 1088 to July 29, 1099, was born into nobility in France at Lagery (near
Urban II, originally Odo or Otho or Eudes de Lagary, Roman Catholic Pope from
the 12th of March 1088 to the 29th of July 1099, was born of knightly rank at ...
A short biography of Pope Urban II, his pontificate and his role in the beginning of
the First Crusade.