752 Pope Stephen (II) III elected; he was the first sovereign of the Papal
States, crowned Pepin as King of the Franks, corresponded with the Emperor
Constantine on the subject of the restoration of the sacred images, restored
many of the ancient churches of the city, and built hospitals specifically for
the poor near St. Peter's church where he is buried.
1026 Pope John XIX crowned
Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1484 William Caxton printed his translation of