Adrian of Utrecht, Regent of Spain, is elected Pope Adrian VI

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Historical Context Note

Adrian of Utrecht, Regent of Spain, is elected Pope Adrian VI. He was to be the last non-Italian pope for over 450 years, and held the position for a short period until his death in September 1523.
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Editors. "Adrian of Utrecht, Regent of Spain, is elected Pope Adrian VI". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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