Glossary beginning with H
Religious figures such as Saints and Bishops that may appear in stained glass, sculpture, and etc. Also terms with an Ecclesiastical meaning.
- Harrowing of Hellsearch for term
Not mentioned in the bible this is an 8th century invention where Christ is supposed to have released the Righteous of the Old Testament along with Adam and Eve from Hell.
- Honorius IIsearch for term
Honorius II (Lamberto Scannabecchi) was pope from 1124 until his death in 1130. His election was the result of a dispute when Teobaldo Boccapeccora was elected and then force was used to remove Teobaldo and have Lamberto elected.Synonyms: Pope Honorius II
- Honorius IIIsearch for term
Pope Honorius III (1148-1227) was pope from 1216 until his death on March 18, 1227. His papacy saw the start of the Fifth Crusade in 1217, which had been endorsed by the Lateran Council of 1215. He sanctioned the Dominican order in 1216, and the Franciscan in 1223. He continued the Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars in Southern France, confirming Simon de Montfort's possession of Raymond VI of Toulouse land, and in 1226 was able to persuade the French King Louis VIII to enter into the war.Synonyms: Pope Honorius III
- Hugh de Northwoldsearch for term
Bishop of Ely 1229-1254.
- Huguenotssearch for term
Name given to French Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries.