John XIV, Pope
JOHN XIV, POPE
Pontificate: November or December 983 to Aug. 20, 984; b. Peter Canepanova. Bishop of Pavia and archchancellor for Italy, he was chosen pope by otto ii. A letter to Alo, Archbishop of Benevento, the only extant document of his pontificate, reveals his concern for the reform of the Church. When Otto II died at Rome, Dec. 7, 983, the Empress Theophano was forced to leave the city to defend the claim of her three-year-old son, otto iii. John was now at the mercy of the crescentii and their antipope, Boniface VII, who returned to Rome from Constantinople. He was deposed and imprisoned in the Castel Sant' Angelo in April 984, and died from either hunger or poison.
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