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

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Ep. vagans 57

Common name of letterEp. vagans 57
Pages in Cowdrey's edition from 138 to 140
Number in JL 5059
Type of document(Normal) letter
Abstract
(from Cowdrey's edition)
To Toirdhealbhach Ó Briain, king of Ireland, and all the Irish. Gregory VII proclaims the authority of the vicars of St. Peter and encourages the Irish to have recourse to it.
Place of issueMarino or Sutri
(In the main manuscript the same hand has interlined Marino above Sutri. Marino fits to the date, because the pope was never in Sutri on 24-25 February.)
Date of issue between 1074 February 24 and 1084 February 25
Address lines Gregorius episcopus servus servorum Dei Terdeluacho inclito regi Hiberniae archiepiscopis episcopis abbatibus proceribus omnibusque christianis Hiberniam inhabitantibus salutem et apostolicam benedictionem
IncipitPer orbem universum domini Ihesu...
Datum line Data Sutrii vi kal. Mar.
Is included in
(5 different items)
Name of collection Copied from here by Number, page, chapter... within collection Textual features Fons formalis

Dublin 578

p. 9

London Cotton Claudius A I

London Addit. 4791

fol. 152r

London Cotton Claudius A I

London Cotton Claudius A I

London Addit. 4791

London Sloane 1449

Oxford Laud Misc. 611

Dublin 578

fol. 38r

above Sutri the same hand interlined Marino.

London Sloane 1449

fol. 42v

London Cotton Claudius A I

Oxford Laud Misc. 611

fol. 5v

adds Marina to the datum line

London Cotton Claudius A I

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