Category Archives: 8th Century

Historical Facts from 0701 to 0800 CE

July 31, 768

On July 31, 768 the shortest tenure of any Pope or Pope hopeful actually happened. On July 31, 768 when Constantine II was forced off the papal seat, Philip, a monk at the monastery of St. Vito was quickly installed to keep the… Continue reading

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July 28, 754

On July 28, 754 CE, Pope Stephen II made Pippin de Korte, King of France. Why is this important? Because if a religious leader can make you king, he can also take it away. This gives good insight in why … Continue reading

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October 18, 707

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 707 AD Pope John VII was bludgeoned to death by a cuckolded husband while he was engaged in coitus with the offended man’s wife. He was buried in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin … Continue reading

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