Pope Gregory VIIIGregory VIII
(Albert de Mora) Pope from October 25th
In 1172 as papal legate he attended the council of Avranches, which absolved Henry II of England from the guilt of the murder of Thomas a Becket.
He was consecrated pope in room of Urban III on October 25th, 1187, and died of fever of December 17th of the same year. Clement III was his successor.