May 14, 964

On This Date in! in 964 AD Pope John XII was beaten to death by a jealous husband who came home way too soon and found the Pope in bed with his wife. This was the second time a Pope was beaten to death by a cuckolded husband. On October 18, 707 AD, Pope John VII was also beaten to death by an angry husband who happened to come home way too soon. It seems people never learn from history. If you’re going to be the Pope and get jiggy with the hot married babes, maybe you shouldn’t pick John as your Pope name.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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