Bartolomeo Prignano

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Italian pope from 1378 to 1389 whose contested election began the Great Schism


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the penultimate period before the destruction of Antichrist" (82), who is explicitly named as Pope Urban VI, the "Roman Pope, though the rival "Avignon" Pope Clement VII is denounced as equally malevolent.
Pope Urban VI finally gave Bottlesham a real episcopal see in Llandaff in 1385.
Subsequently, the cardinals elected Pope Urban VI, a none-too-popular choice.
The failed 'crusade' of Henry Despenser, Bishop of Norwich, an endeavour in support of Pope Urban VI against another papal claimant that turned into an attack on French and Flemish enemies of England in 1383 and ultimately ended in English failure, provided an obvious target for much of his vitriol.