G7LDB - Gregory 7th Letter Database
Database of the Letters of Pope Gregory VII (1073-1085): Which letter is in which collection?


Liber pontificalis

Common name of collectionLiber pontificalis
Type of collectionNarrative source (explanation and all of this type)
Date (relevant parts)between 1106 and 1200
Bibliographical referenceed Duchesne, tom. 2
CommentaryCf. Zimmermann, Das Papsttum im Mittelalter (Stuttgart 1981) p. 117.
(14 different items)
Name of letter Number, page, chapter... within collection Textual features

Registrum I, 1* (No 'real' letter)

p. 282

Registrum II, 52a (No 'real' letter)

p. 282

just a part

Registrum III, 10a (No 'real' letter)

p. 283

Just the ban against Henry IV.

Registrum III, 15

p. 283

mix with Registrum IV, 1

Registrum IV, 1

p. 283

a rather long part, mixed with Registrum III, 15

Registrum IV, 2

p. 283

A very small part

Registrum IV, 12a (No 'real' letter)

p. 284

Registrum V, 14a (No 'real' letter)

p. 284-285


Registrum VI, 5a (No 'real' letter)

p. 285

third person singular

Registrum VI, 17a (No 'real' letter)

p. 285-286


Registrum VII, 14a (No 'real' letter)

p. 287-289

introduction shortened

Registrum VIII, 5

p. 289

A short paraphrase

Registrum VIII, 14

p. 289

Just one sentence (Quorum... - curavit)

Registrum IX, 35a (No 'real' letter)

p. 289-290

Last paragraph is missing

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