Adrian IV

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Adrian IV

(Biography) original name Nicholas Breakspear. ?1100–59, the only English pope (1154–59)


(or Hadrian) IV

(Nicholas Breakspear), c1100–59, pope 1154–59: the only English pope.
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In 1159, Pope Adrian IV, the only English pope, died.
At his election as Pope Adrian IV in 1154, disorder broke out in Rome as followers of a rival pope fought for their choice.