Papacy of Pope Adrian IV begins 1154

walwyn Sat, 10/29/2011 - 14:49
Saturday, December 4, 1154

Following the death of Pope Anastasius IV, Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope Adrian IV, on the 4th of December 1154.

Adrian IV, who is thought to have been born in Abbots Langley, has been the only English pontiff.