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The disability of In default of Cardinal senility may therefore be dismissed. Prosper©, the Most Illustrious Lord Domenico Capranica, Cardinal- Presbyter of the Title of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Cardinal-Penitentiary, Bishop of Fermo, and himself a Roman noble of the Ghibelline party, was put forward by the House of Colonna as their second candidate. On the other side, the wealthy business-like Roman Guelf, the Lord Latino Orsini di Bari, Cardinal-Presbyter of the Title of San Giovanni e San Paolo in Monte Ceho, being then still ; — — represented the interests of the House of Orsini who offered, as an alternative for the suffrages of the Sacred CardinalCollege, the Venetian Lord Pietro Barbo, Presbyter of the Tide of San Marco, and Bishop of Vicenza.

These days of the Great Schism, when the Roman Pontiffs had much ado to hold Their Own against irregularly elected pseudopontiffs, must have been utterly horrible. reigning sovereign is uneasy when pretenders to, or usurpers of, his crown appear. Republican France farcically banishes men whose nobler forefathers represented other forms of government. England sometimes wakes prodigally to spend blood and treasure in support of her suzerainty. If secular powers, then, strive, struggle for their life and, in the struggle, cause distress, how many times more distressing must have been the rivalry of the Great Schism, when the prize at stake was the Headship of Christendom.

Drunk with the joy of the new learning, Italy failed to She was perceive the true inwardness of her acquisitions. blind to the peril which they most surely portended. But Rome saw. And, during many years, Rome had lifted up her voice and cried aloud that Italy enjoyed these accessions to her treasure only because Byzantium was no During many decades, longer a safe repository for them. Rome proclaimed the danger implied by the advance of the But Christendom lent deaf ears, and Muslim Infidel. compared Rome to Kassandra.

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