Pope Adrian V

[Pope Adrian V]
Also known as

  • Ottobuono Fieschi
  • Hadrian V


Nephew of Pope Innocent IV. As cardinal, he worked to restore peace in England between King Henry III and his barons. Pope for six weeks. Annulled the rigid enactments of Pope Blessed Gregory X concerning papal conclaves. Mentioned in Dante’s Purgatorio; Dante may have confused him with Pope Adrian IV.


Papal Ascension


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Adrian V“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 September 2010. Web. 28 November 2015. <>