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


Registrum VIII, 21

Common name of letterRegistrum VIII, 21
Pages in Caspar's edition from 544 to 563 (►dMGH)
Number in JL 5201
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Caspar's edition)
Gregory VII sends Bishop Hermann of Metz a rather longish letter justifying his policy concerning King Henry IV.
Place of issueRome
Date of issue1081 March 15
Address lines Gregorius episcopus servus servorum Dei dilecto in Christo fratri Her. Metensi episcopo salutem et apostolicam benedictionem
IncipitQuod ad perferendos labores...
Datum line Dat. Idibus Martii
Is included in
(17 different items)
Name of collection Copied from here by Number, page, chapter... within collection Textual features Fons formalis

Admont 735

fol. 116v

just a part

Annalista Saxo

a. 1076, p. 442-443

just parts

Bruno, Bellum Saxonicum

Anselm of Lucca, Collectio canonum

book 1, cap. 80, p. 53

just a part

Arundel 77

fol. 6

just a part

Bernold of Constance, Apologeticae rationes

cap. 9, p. 97

A few sentences

Bruno, Bellum Saxonicum

Annalista Saxo

cap. 73, p. 66-76

Different ending

Brussels 11196-7

fol. 10r


Codex Udalrici

NO 156, col. 158-166


De unitate Ecclesiae conservanda

book 1, cap. 2, p. 186

Decretum Gratiani

NO 96, cap. 9-10, col. 340-341

just a part

Deusdedit, Collectio canonum

book 4, cap. 184, p. 489

just a part

Disputatio vel defensio Paschalis papae

p. 664

Hugh of Flavigny, Chronicon

book 2, p. 453-458

Ivo of Chartres, Decretum

book 5, cap. 378, p. 156
►Digital edition

just a part

Liber Tarraconensis

book 1, cap. 210

just a part


book 5, cap. 108-109, p. 59-61
►Digital edition

Just a part

Register of Gregory VII

book 8, no 21

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