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


Registrum I, 1

Common name of letterRegistrum I, 1
Pages in Caspar's edition from 3 to 4 (►dMGH)
Number in JL 4772
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Caspar's edition)
Gregory VII informs abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino about his election and exhortes him to come to Rome.
Place of issueRome
Date of issue1073 April 23
Address lines GREGORIUS in ROMANUM pontificem electus Desiderio abbati monasterii sancti BENEDICTI Montis Cassini salutem in Christo Iesu
IncipitDominus noster papa ALEXANDER mortuus est....
Datum line Data Rome VIIII Kalendas Maii Indictione XI
CommentaryLawo 2010 p. 220 gives to number of this letter wrongly as I, 2
Is included in
Name of collection Number, page, chapter... within collection

Hugh of Flavigny, Chronicon

book 2, p. 422-423
Later addition by Hugh

Paul of Bernried, Vita Gregorii VII

cap. 28, p. 484-485

Register of Gregory VII

book 1, no 1

Items with a reference to this letter

Registrum I, 2

Registrum I, 3

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