2. Giulio de' Medici (14781534). Nephew of Lorenzo the Magnificent and cousin of Leo X (see Popes, 20); b. Florence, It.; cardinal 1513; pope 152334; taken prisoner 1527 when Rome was sacked by imperial troops; released; returned to Rome 1528; made peace with Charles V; refused to sanction divorce of Henry* VIII from Catherine of Aragon. See also Holy Leagues and Alliances, 5; Medici, 2.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission
Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.
Content Reproduced with Permission