Bernardino Fenier (150 words) no match in snippet view article find links to article Bernardino Fenier (also Bernardino Venerio) (died 1535) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Chioggia (1487–1535). In 1486 he persecuted one of the chief exponents of Renaissance Platonism, Pico della Mirandola, by condemning his theses and prohibiting his defense. On 5 Dec., 1484, he issued his much-abused Bull against witchcraft, and 31 May, 1492, he solemnly received at Rome the Holy Lance which the Sultan surrendered to the Christians. This Papal Bull, decreed by Pope Innocent VIII in 1484, addresses the presence of witchcraft in Germany and in other areas. October 1, 1910. Its primary object was to safeguard the personal interests of the electors. Pope Innocent VIII; Pope Innocent VIII. APA citation. We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Pope blameless VIII Latin: Innocentius VIII; 1432 – 25 July 1492, born Giovanni Battista Cybo or Cibo, was head of the Catholic Church & ruler of a Papal States from 29 August 1484 to his death. Pope Innocent VIII. Witch . In England he proclaimed the right of King Henry VII and his descendants to the English throne and also agreed to some modifications affecting the privilege of "sanctuary". //