Urban II


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Ur·ban II

 (ûr′bən) Originally Odo of Lagery. 1042?-1099.
Pope (1088-1099) who promoted the First Crusade.
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Urban II

(ˈɜːbən)
n
(Biography) original name Odo or Udo. ?1042–99, French ecclesiastic; pope (1088–99). He inaugurated the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont (1095)
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Urban II


n.
(Odo or Otho) c1042–99, French ecclesiastic: pope 1088–99.
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Noun1.Urban II - French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)Urban II - French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)
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