Thus he decreed that henceforth he would be known as Pope John II, and so he was.
But when John II was born, in A.D. 470, his parents named his Mercurius.
But the weight of this despotism was not yet felt, for John II.
Though the transactions here recorded are limited in the title to the reign of John II.
Later in the same year, 533, in which he addressed to John II.
This monarch had granted away nearly the whole patrimony of the crown; and John II.
He was the grandson, in the male line, of the brother of John II.
"And he is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world" (I John II).
With the foresight which so often accompanies genius, John II.
It is to these jousts, as one of the most characteristic episodes of the reign of John II.