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


Registrum IX, 3

Common name of letterRegistrum IX, 3
Pages in Caspar's edition from 573 to 577 (►dMGH)
Number in JL 5206
Type of document(Normal) letter
(from Caspar's edition)
Gregory VII instructs Bishop Altmann of Passau and Abbot William of Hirsau about affairs in Germany, in particular the election of a new king, sending a formula for an oath of fidelity the new king is the swear.
Date of issue1081 March
Address lines GREGORIUS episcopus servus servorum Dei dilecto in Christo fratri et coepiscopo Pataviensi A. et venerabili Hirsaugiensi abbati W. salutem et apostolicam benedictionem
IncipitPrudentiae vestrae ex hoc...
Is included in
(5 different items)
Name of collection Number, page, chapter... within collection Textual features

Albinus, Gesta pauperis scholaris

book 10, cap. 45, p. 94

Cencius, Lib. censuum

NO 105, p. 419

Just the oath

Deusdedit, Collectio canonum

book 4, cap. 422, p. 598

just the oath

Register of Gregory VII

book 9, no 3

Vita Altmanni

cap. 30, p. 238

Only the address lines and the first sentence.

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