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Question 1: Meanwhile, Peter Damian and Bishop Anselm of Lucca had been sent by Nicholas II to ________ to adjust the difference between the Patarenes and the archbishop and clergy.
Corbetta, ItalyRomeItalyMilan

Question 2: In December 1058, those cardinals who had opposed Benedict X's election met at ________ in December 1058, and elected Gérard as Pope.
PienzaSienaItalySan Gimignano

Question 3: This article incorporates text from the public-domain ________ of 1913.
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchUnited StatesCatholic Encyclopedia

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementCopyrightIntellectual propertyPublic domain

Question 5: Nicholas II (died July 27, 1061), born Gérard de Bourgogne, Pope from 1059 to July 1061, was at the time of his election the Bishop of ________.

Question 6: Having arrived in Rome, Nicholas II then proceeded to wage war against Benedict X and his supporters, with ________ assistance.
NormandyNormansCnut the GreatEngland

Question 7: However, a number of Cardinals alleged that the election was irregular, and that votes had been bought; these cardinals were forced to flee ________.

Question 8: Hildebrand, later ________ (1073–85), when he heard of Benedict X's election, decided to oppose it, and obtained the support for the of election of Gérard de Bourgogne instead.
Pope John Paul IIPope Urban IIPope Callixtus IIPope Gregory VII


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