Gil Sanchez Muñoz; Clement VIII

Anti-pope, 10 June 1423 to 26 July 1429. Born Teruel, Spain, c.1369; died 28 December 1446. Friend and advisor of antipope Benedict XIII. He was elected in opposition to Martin V by three schismatic cardinals after the death of the antipope Pedro de Luna. Alfonso V of Aragon, who was hostile to Martin, had Munoz solemnly crowned, but the other kingdoms of Europe gave him no support. Finally Alfonso submitted to the pope, Munoz resigned his claims in the Council of Tarragona, recognized Martin V, and was made Bishop of Majorca.

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