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Ottobuono [Ottobuono or Ottobono Fieschi; afterwards Adrian]locked

(c. 1205–1276)
  • Brenda M. Bolton

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Ottobuono [Ottobuono or Ottobono Fieschi; afterwards Adrian] (c. 1205–1276), papal official and pope, was born into the Genoese family of the counts of Lavagna. Trained as a theologian and canonist, he acquired distinguished Savoyard connections through his sister, the second wife of Count Thomas (II)...

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