This Year: 1309--Pope Clement V and the Avignon Papacy
King Philip confronts Pope Clement V and then beats De Nougaret - Knightfall
The Last Knights Templar and Pope Clement V: Talk It Out
Emperor Charles V and Pope Clement VII
On This Day: 27 January 1343 Pope Clement VI Issues Unigenitus Dei Filius
Pope Clement V, born Raymond Bertrand de Got, was Pope from 5 June 1305 to his death in 1314. He is remembered for suppressing the order of the Knights Templar and allowing the execution of many of its members, and as the Pope who moved the Papacy from Rome to Avignon, ushering in the period known as the Avignon Papacy.