Calixtus II

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Related to Calixtus II: Calixtus III, Pope Honorius II
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Noun1.Calixtus II - pope who in 1122 forced the Holy Roman Emperor Henry V to sign a concordat that recognized the right of the church to choose its own leadership (died in 1124)
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Gisborough Priory probably dates back to 1119, built by Pope Calixtus II. It is reported there was an underground passage leading through to open ground about a mile away.
Nowadays there are fewer pilgrims to St David's - according to 11th century pope Calixtus II two visits there were equivalent to one to Rome.
It was so important that medieval Pope Calixtus II decreed two pilgrimages there were equivalent to one to Rome.