Rosiers-d'Égletons facts for kids(Redirected from List of popes from the Roger family)
|38.09 km2 (14.71 sq mi)|
|• Density||28.590/km2 (74.05/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Rosiers-d'Égletons is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France. It is part of the canton of Égletons. The village is named after the Rosier family, which is the family that Popes Clement VI and Gregory XI belonged to. The coat of arms of the commune originally belonged to the Rosier family. People from Rosiers-d'Égletons are often called Rosiérois.
The Rosier (or Roger) family lived in Limousin in central France. Two members of this family became popes:
- Pope Clement VI (1342–1352), born Pierre Roger,
- Pope Gregory XI (1370-1378), born Pierre Roger de Beaufort,
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