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GREGORY III

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 568 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GREGORY III  ., pope from 731 to 741 . He condemned the
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iconoclasts at a council convened at Rome in November 731, and, like his predecessor Gregory II., stimulated the missionary labours of St Boniface, on whom he conferred the
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pallium . Towards the Lombards he took up an imprudent attitude, in support of which he in vain invoked the aid of the Frankish prince Charles Martel .

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