Event: Exile, Journey, Papal advice/audience/decision/privilegeWilfrid 2.appeal to John 17

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Description When Wilfrid 2 was again driven from his bishopric, he went to Rome, where he was given the opportunity of defending himself before John 17. It was decided unanimously that his accusers had manufactured false charges against him, at least in part.
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Original Text omnium iudicium probatum est nonnulla in parte falsas contra eum machinasse calumnias.
Date from Source Wilfrid 2 had been bishop for nearly 40 years.


*Wilfrid 2's acquittal was greatly assisted by the reading of the acts of the synod of Agatho 2, which was held when Wilfrid 2 was in Rome.

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