Sentence Examples with the word Popedom

Primate of Hungary since 1497, he coveted the popedom - and the red hat as the first step thereto above all things, - and looked mainly to Venetian influence for both.

The only bright pages in the dark chapter of Alexander's popedom are his efforts on behalf of the Turkish War (1499-1502), his activity for the diffusion of Christianity in America, and his judicial awards (May 3-4, 1 493) on the question of the colonial empires of Spain and Portugal, by which he avoided a bloody war.