Honorius III

Honorius III,

d. 1227, pope (1216–27), a Roman named Cencio Savelli; successor of Innocent III. He was created cardinal in 1197 and was an able administrator of the papal treasury. He authored the official tax book of the Roman church, listing all religious and secular institutions owing dues to the Holy See. He was also very learned, and Innocent made him the tutor of Frederick (later Holy Roman Emperor Frederick IIFrederick II,
1194–1250, Holy Roman emperor (1220–50) and German king (1212–20), king of Sicily (1197–1250), and king of Jerusalem (1229–50), son of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI and of Constance, heiress of Sicily.
..... Click the link for more information.
). On his accession to the papacy Honorius tried to persuade Frederick to go on crusade. He crowned (1220) Frederick, from whom he received another promise to go, but throughout Honorius's pontificate Frederick postponed departure. Honorius intervened in English politics to force the barons to support the young Henry III, a papal ward. Elsewhere he worked for peace in Christendom—in Italy, Spain, Hungary, and Denmark. He was succeeded by Gregory IX.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first scene, on the left upper wall, depicts St Francis being received by Pope Honorius III at the Cathedral of St Giovanni in Laterano at the time of the Franciscan Order's sanction by the Pope.
The Dominican form received its official recognition from the Roman Pontiff Honorius III (d.
Queen Alice of Cyprus and Jerusalem was an accomplished political player, whose single-minded pursuit of power exercised the combined guiles of the powerful Ibelins, the Houses of Champagne and France, as well as Honorius III, one of the cleverest minds who sat at the throne of St Peter.
Pope Honorius III responded by setting up an inquiry into Alice's legitimacy and instructed her to present a deposition in her favour before the papal commission in person or through a procurator.
36) In a society within which political power was equated with manly skills, Pope Honorius III had recognised her maturity and her ability for political machination during the ecclesiastical crises of 1221, and had praised her ability to rule like a man despite being of fair sex.
Pope Honorius III was a zealous advocate of the Church's rights over the temporal authorities.
59) The grateful Pope Honorius III addressed the queen as, "dearest daughter in Christ, illustrious queen.
She begins by analyzing papal policy on the Baltic crusades up to 1198, the beginning of the pontificate of Innocent III and his subsequent interpretation of missions among non-Christians in the Baltic region and elsewhere, and the nature of care for the newly converted, an effort which Honorius III coordinated the Dominicans from 1216 to 1227.
Francis' first Rule for his order of brothers--the Regula non bullata ("Rule not ratified by papal bull") of 1221--was rejected by Pope Honorius III.
It was also here that in 1223, three years before his death, Pope Honorius III finally granted the saint approval for his monastic order of friars.
The chanceries of his two successors, Honorius III (1216-27) and Gregory XI (1227-39), embraced the same standard, but, beginning in 1225, they were forced to compromise their approach in the face of a new conflictual rhetoric created by their imperial counterpart.
While not abandoning their hierarchical approach to rhetoric, both Honorius III and Gregory XI were compelled to descend into the arena to join their appeals to authority with a point-by-point rebuttal of their opponents' charges.