Book of Saints – Urban II

Pope Blessed Urban IIArticle

(Blessed) Pope (July 29) (11th century) The successor, after two short intermediate Pontificates, of Saint Gregory VII (A.D. 1087). As Pope he adopted as his own the policy of his sainted predecessor. He was the “Peacemaker” of the period, but is perhaps best known because of his zealous promoting of the First Crusade. He died A.D. 1099.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Urban II”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2016. Web. 23 January 2019. <>