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


Ep. vagans 15

Common name of letterEp. vagans 15
Page in Cowdrey's edition42
Number in JL 5001
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Cowdrey's edition)
Gregory adds a postscript to an earlier letter, warning against Henry IV's deceit and forbidding anyone to absolve the king without consulting himself.
Place of issueTivoli
Date of issue1076 August 29
Address lines Gregorius episcopus servus servorum Dei omnibus in Christo fratribus, episcopis abbatibus sacerdotibus ducibus et principibus atque militibus omnibusque christianam fidem et beati Petri honorem revera diligentibus in Romano imperio habitantibus salutem et apostolicam benedictionem
IncipitPostquam fraternitati vestrae...
Datum line Data Tiburiis iiii kal. Septembris
CommentaryIn Hugh's chronicle the address lines are not given as below but are abbreviated as "eisdem omnibus" referring to the proceeding letter Registrum IV, 25.
Is included in
Name of collectionNumber, page, chapter... within collection

Hugh of Flavigny, Chronicon

book 2, p. 442

Report an error or suggest an improvement

* These fields are necessary.