Gregorius

European - A bastard who became a pope. Born of the incestuous relationship of a brother and sister, the baby was set adrift in a boat and was found, three days later, by a fisherman. The boy was named Gregorius, reared by monks and, when he learned of his origins, set out to become a knight. In one adventure, he routed the besiegers of a castle and married the queen who lived there, only to find that he had married his own mother. In despair, he had himself chained to a rock in the sea and threw the key into the water. Seventeen years later, on the death of the pope, the key was found in the throat of a fish, Gregorius was freed and became pope to the sound of church bells ringing of their own volition. In some references, identified as Gregorius, Grigorss or Grigorss.

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