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Ep. vagans 46

Common name of letterEp. vagans 46
Pages in Cowdrey's edition from 110 to 112
Number in JL 5250
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Cowdrey's edition)
To the clergy and people of the church of Thérouanne, and especially to Count Robert of Flanders: Gregory VII blames them for their part in promoting Lambert to the see of Thérouanne and urges them to seek his expulsion.
Date of issue1082
Address lines G. episcopus servus servorum Dei clero et populo Taruanensis ecclesiae, praecipueque nobili comit R. salutem et apostolicam benedictionem si obedierint
IncipitSicut aliis literis misimus...
CommentaryCowdrey 1972 p. 110 note *: "This letter, which was evidently written soon after no. 45 [Ep. vagans 45], reinforces its pleas and arguments. The change from the plural in the address to the singular in the letter indicates that separate copies were prepared for the count and for the clergy and people."
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Name of collectionNumber, page, chapter... within collectionTextual features

Gallia Christiana

vol. 10, col. 395
Instrumenta ecclesiae Boloniensis no. 2

Saint Omer 189

fol. 173r

Taruennensis instead of Taruanensis (Cowdrey, Gallia Christiana); obedierint (like Cowdrey) instead of obierint (Gallia Christiana); audimus instead of audivimus (Cowdrey, Gallia Christiana); Taruennensis instead of Taruanensis (Cowdrey, Gallia Christiana); aperte (like Cowdrey) instead of a parte (Gallia Christiana); obtestante instead of obstante (Cowdrey, Gallia Christiana); esset (like Gallia Christiana) instead of esse (Cowdrey);

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