Deusdedit (cardinal)

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Cardinal Deusdedit (born at Todi, Italy; died between 1097 and 1100) was Cardinal-priest of St. Peter ad Vincula.[1]

He was a friend of Pope Saint Gregory VII and defender of his reformation measures. Deusdedit joined the Benedictine Order and became a zealous promoter of ecclesiastical reforms in the latter half of the eleventh century.

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  1. ^ PD-icon.svg "Cardinal Deusdedit". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.