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


Registrum III, 6

Common name of letterRegistrum III, 6
Pages in Caspar's edition from 254 to 255 (►dMGH)
Number in JL 4979
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Caspar's edition)
Gregory VII exhorts all supporters of Saint Peter to bemoan the insults (done by Henry IV) and to defend the church.
Place of issueRome
Date of issue1075 February
Address lines Gregorius episcopus servus servorum Dei omnibus, qui cupiunt se annumerari inter oves quas Christus beato Petro commisit, salutem et apostolicam benedictionem
IncipitAudistis, fratres, novam et inauditam presumptionem...
Is included in
(4 different items)
Name of collection Number, page, chapter... within collection

Bruno, Bellum Saxonicum

cap. 69, p. 60-61

Hugh of Flavigny, Chronicon

book 2, p. 442

Paul of Bernried, Vita Gregorii VII

cap. 77, p. 517

Register of Gregory VII

book 3, no 6

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