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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A native of Bologna, a man of marked scholarship and ability; a patron of science and literature, who did much to purify the morals and elevate the character of the clergy, and reform abuses in the Church.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Benedict XIV.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/benedict-xiv.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.