94 minutes | Apr 30, 2021

Old Timey Crimey #111: Pope John XII - "Shameless Strumpet"

Pope John XII, his family background, how he came to be pope, and the hilarious havoc he wreaked during his stint in the Chair of St. Peter. Plus: a whole collection of bad popes and the things that made them terrible. 

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Sources:

Eric Russell Chamberlin. “The Bad Popes.” https://archive.org/details/badpopes00cham/page/n11/mode/2up?view=theater

Mike Vago. AV Club. https://www.avclub.com/the-young-pope-john-xii-died-as-he-lived-fornicating-1823180144

https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08426b.htm

The Bad Popes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bad_Popes Alberic II. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberic_II_of_Spoleto Saeculum Obscurum. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeculum_obscurum Marozia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marozia

https://www.newspapers.com/image/58495574/?terms=pope%20john%20xii&match=1

https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-XII

https://www.somethingawful.com/most-awful/popes-cadaver-synod/2/

https://www.history.com/news/10-grisly-papal-deaths

https://www.factinate.com/people/pope-john-xii/

https://time.com/4633580/young-pope-history/

https://historycollection.com/20-reasons-why-pope-john-xii-was-the-worst-pope-in-history/

 

 

 

Music: 

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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