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between 1073 June 30 and 1073 December 31
Gregory commends his messenger to Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury and desires his help and prayers amidst the tribulations of the papal office; Lanfranc is to take steps against those 'Scots' who abandon or sell their wives.
between 1073 June 12 and 1073 December 31
To the clerks, monks, and laymen of Vallombrosa. Gregory praises the memory of Abbot John Gualbertus, exhorting his followers to imitate his zeal for reform and promising them all support.
between 1074 March 09 and 1074 December 31
Gregory reproves Archbishop Ralph of Tours for associating with the excommunicated Count Fulk of Anjou and summons him to answer at Rome for his conduct.
1074 April
Gregory commends to the clergy and people of the church of Mâcon their new bishop, Landeric.
between 1074 December 16 and 1074 December 31
Gregory confides to (probably) Countess Matilda of Tuscany his desire personally to cross the sea and help the Eastern Christians under persecution, and asks whether she will join the Empress Agnes and himself.
1075 February
To Archbishop Werner of Magdeburg: Gregory urges German bishops to co-operate in eliminating simony and enforcing clerical chastity, and transmits the decrees of his Lateran council.
1075 February
To Archbishop Siegfried of Mainz: Gregory urges German bishops to co-operate in eliminating simony and enforcing clerical chastity, and transmits the decrees of his Lateran council.
between 1075 February 01 and 1075 March 31
Gregory informs Bishop Otto of Constance of the decrees of the Lateran council against simony and clerical unchastity.
between 1075 October 01 and 1075 December 31
Gregory insists upon his sanctions against simony and clerical unchastity, reproves Bishop Otto of Constance for disobedience conniving at the marriage of his clergy, and summons him to Rome.
between 1075 October 01 and 1075 December 31
Gregory condemns Bishop Otto's disobedience and releases the clergy and laity of the diocese of Constance from their own duty of obedience to him until he obeys the apostolic see.
between 1075 October 01 and 1075 December 31
Gregory urges all clergy and laity of Germany to resist bishops who tolerate clerical marriage and concubinage.
1075
Gregory appeals to abbots and superiors of religious houses in France to renew payment of the taxes which their houses owe to the Roman see, and nominates Bishop Hugh of Die to be the collector.
between 1076 March 01 and 1076 July 31
Gregory reproves Bishop Henry of Trent for failing to reply to a message and protests the justice of his own excommunication of Henry IV. He urges the bishop to send knights for the service of St. Peter.
between 1076 June 01 and 1076 September 30
To all the faithful in Germany: in answer to those who doubt the justice of his excommunication of Henry IV Gregory VII sets out in detail the grounds of his sentence.
Tivoli 1076 August 29
Gregory adds a postscript to an earlier letter, warning against Henry IV's deceit and forbidding anyone to absolve the king without consulting himself.
between 1076 September 27 and 1076 December 31
Gregory describes to King William I of England the scandalous life of Bishop Juhel of Dol and urges him to help with his expulsion; Gregory has himself consecrated a successor for his see.
1076 December
Gregory announces that he is coming to Germany and hopes to reach Mantua by 8 January; he asks his supporters in Germany to prepare to receive him
1076 December
Gregory further seeks German support for his journey to Augsburg.
between 1077 February 01 and 1077 March 31
Gregory explains his delay in coming to Germany, during which he has met the penitent king and restored him to communion. He speaks of the wickedness of the Lombard bishops, and of his continuing desire to come to Germany.
between 1077 January 01 and 1077 June 30
Gregory exhorts (probably) Archbishop Hildolf of Cologne to restore the vill of Kotten to the monastery of St. Nicholas (Brauweiler).
between 1077 June 28 and 1077 January 02
To the Christians of Narbonne, Gascony and Spain. Gregory commends his legate, Bishop Amatus of Oléron.
between 1078 March 09 and 1078 December 31
Gregory informs the clergy and people of Tours that he has restored Archbishop Ralph to his episcopal and priestly office and provides for legates to visit Tours and hear complaints against him.
between 1078 June 01 and 1078 September 30
Gregory reminds Ralph of Tours of his favourable reception when he came to Rome and communicates his plans to send to his region legates for whom he desires his help.
between 1078 November 25 and 1078 November 30
Gregory rebukes Bishop Hugh of Langres for his part in excommunicating Count Robert of Flanders without the authority of himself or his standing legate, Bishop Hugh of Die, to whom he orders him to explain his action; Gregory further warns him not to hinder pilgrims to Rome.
1078 November
Gregory announces his intention to send legates in order either to establish peace or to punish those who foster division, and forbids anyone to resist their work.
1079 February
Gregory encourages the Anti-king Rudolf and his followers in Saxony to be steadfast in their adversities and instructs them concerning the see of Magdeburg.
between 1079 March 01 and 1079 April 30
Gregory explains the difficulty of his negotiations with Henry IV and gives more detailed counsel about the see of Magdeburg.
1079 April
Gregory reproves the carelessness of the the monks of Monte Cassino in allowing the men of Prince Jordan I of Capua to rob them of money deposited with them, and places their church under an interdict.
1079 April
To the monks of Monte Cassino. Gregory raises the interdict which he had placed upon their church and desires their prayers.
between 1079 April 01 and 1079 May 31
Gregory instructs Bishop Hugh of Die, as his standing legate, regarding various matters with which he is to concern himself.
between 1079 July 01 and 1079 October 31
Gregory informs Cardinal Peter of Albano and Bishop Ulrich of Padua that he has heard complaints about their conduct as legates, and counsels them about their dealings with Henry IV and with others in Germany
1079
Gregory forbids the faithful of Germany and Italy to accept the ministrations of unchaste clergy and enjoins obedience to the papacy.
1079
Gregory informs Archbishop Ralph of Tours that he has released the bearer of the letter from excommunication and restored him to his office, commending him to the archbishop's care.
1079
Gregory encourages Abbot Anselm of Bec to persist in prayer for himself and for the church, and asks him to remedy a complaint against one of his monks.
between 1073 June 30 and 1079 July 31
Gregory asks Archbishop Ralph of Tours to investigate complaints made to him by Bishop Quiriacus of Nantes against Abbot William of Saint-Florent and Bishop Silvester of Rennes.
between 1073 June 30 and 1079 July 31
Gregory confirms Abbot Bartholomew of Marmoutier the gifts of Bishop Quiriacus of Nantes to Marmoutier.
between 1078 January 01 and 1079 December 31
Gregory assures Archbishop Ralph of Tours of his esteem and his willingness to help the church of Tours. In order to settle the matter of Count Fulk of Anjou he is awaiting the arrival of Abbot Hugh of Cluny who will act as his legate in consultation with the archbishop and with Bishop Hugh of Die.
1080 March
Gregory reproves Bishop Landeric of Mâcon for declining his legate Cardinal Peter of Albano when he confirmed Cluny's privileges, charges him to show that he accepts them, and urges him to maintain peace with Abbot Hugh of Cluny.
1080 March
Allocution of Cluny.
between 1080 January 01 and 1080 December 22
Gregory urges the clergy, vicomte Aymeric, and people of Narbonne to obey their archbishop and to pay due heed to papal censures.
1080
Gregory rebukes Bishop Hubert of Thérouanne for his connivance at clerical unchastity, orders him to remedy the disorders of his church, and summons him to his Lent council.
1081
Gregory assures the monks of La Grasse that he gave his legate Richard no permanent dominion over them but only authority to reform them on his behalf, and charges them to obey Archbishop Dalmatius of Narbonne.
1081
To Abbot Peter of Fucecchio and Prior Rudolf of Camaldoli. Gregory explains why he cannot accede to their request that he absolve Ughiccio the son of Bulgarelli.
between 1081 January 01 and 1082 December 31
Gregory instructs Bishop Hugh of Die and Abbot Richard of Marseille to settle a dispute between the clergy of Dax and their opponents about certain churches.
1082
Gregory VII warns Count Robert of Flanders to have no more to do with the promotion of a simoniacal clerk named Lambert to the see of Thérouanne.
1082
To the clergy and people of the church of Thérouanne, and especially to Count Robert of Flanders: Gregory VII blames them for their part in promoting Lambert to the see of Thérouanne and urges them to seek his expulsion.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII again urges Count Robert of Flanders to rid the church of Thérouanne of Lambert, and to restore certain clerks whom Robert has to sent into exile.
1082
Gregory reproves Archbishop Ralph of Tours for delaying to consecrate Bishop Hoel of le Mans from fear of Count Fulk of Anjou and urges him to perform his duty.
1082
To Hugh and the other clerks of Sainte-Radegonde (Poitiers). Gregory VII insists upon his legates' earlier rulings in the clerks' dispute with the monastery of Sainte-Croix (Poitiers), about their respective rights.
1082
Gregory VII rebukes his legate Abbot Richard of Marseille because he has excommunicated monks of Moissac who had taken over the church of Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, after they have obeyed the abbot of Cluny's (Hugo) command to withdraw from it.
between 1083 June 01 and 1083 September 30
Gregory reproves archbishops, bishops, and abbots of France because they have not helped the Roman church in her necessity and summons them to his November council at Rome.
between 1082 January 01 and 1082 December 31
Gregory exhorts the canons of Saint-Martin in Tours to return to Archbishop Ralph's obedience and to heed the directions of Gregory's legates, while they should avoid the excommunicated Count Fulk.
between 1082 January 01 and 1082 December 31
To Archbishop Hugh of Lyon. Gregory VII strongly condemns the imprisonment of Bishop Odo of Bayeux by King William I of England.
between 1084 July 01 and 1084 November 30
Gregory sets forth the plight of the church and appeals for help against her enemies.
1084
To all the faithful: Gregory sets forth the misfortunes of the Roman church.
between 1073 June 30 and 1084 December 31
Gregory VII urges Count Hoel II of Cornouaille, Duke of Brittany to restore and safeguard the possessions of the monastery of Sainte-Croix (Quimperé).
Marino or Sutri between 1074 February 24 and 1084 February 25
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.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
To Bishop Altmann of Passau. Gregory VII answers an inquiry about the orders of sinful clergy.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Gregory VII urges answers Bishop Altmann of Passau and his followers to promote the liberty of the church.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
To Bishop Altmann of Passau. Gregory VII gives his ruling about certain priests who were unwittingly ordained by an excommunicated bishop.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Gregory charges the archbishop of Tours and the bishop of Angers to settle certain complaints of the abbot of Vendôme concerning his property.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
To Abbot Albert. Gregory VII acknowledges his devotion and assures him of his help; he leaves the settlement of a request to the abbot's distinction.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Gregory charges Archbishop Ralph of Tours to investigate a problem regarding a marriage.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
To bishops of Tours (Ralph?) and Angers. Gregory attempts to bring about a settlement in a long-standing dispute between the monasteries of Marmoutier and Redon.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Gregory VII encourages King Sancho Ramirez of Aragon to continue the exemplary character of his kingship, and commends to him Bishop Raymond of Roda.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
A ruling concerning simony in respect of prebends.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
An insistence that truth is superior to custom.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Rules for the penance of clerks who carry arms and commit homicide.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
To Peter, a sub-deacon: a form of oath is prescribed for a bishop.
between 1079 June 01 and 1079 September 30
Gregory VII instructs Bishop Hugh of Die to settle the dispute between Bishop Landeric of Mâcon and Abbot Hugh of Cluny.
Benevento 1079 April 25
Gregory VII instructs Bishop Amatus of Oléron to hold a council and settle a dispute between Arnald I the abbot of Saint-Sever (dioc. Aire) and Abbot Arnald Trencardus of Ste. Croix (Bordeaux), regarding the church of Soulac.
1079 February
Gregory VII charges Archbishop Ralph of Tours and Bishop Eusebius of Angers to protect Berengar of Tours from his enemies, and especially Count Fulk of Anjou.
1079 February
To all the faithful of St. Peter. Gregory VII forbids anyone to harm the person and possession of Berengar of Tours.
Lateran between 1073 December 14 and 1083 December 14
Gregory VII calls upon Abbot William of Brioud to do justice the the monastery of Lérins with respect to a church which he has seized.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
A ruling about how to determine the age of adulthood.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
A ruling concerning Embertides
Rome 1073 April 22
Official protocol of the election of Gregory VII.
Rome 1073 April 23
Gregory VII informs abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino about his election and exhortes him to come to Rome.
Rome 1073 April 23
Another (shortened) version of Registrum I, 1 to Prince Gisulf of Salerno
Rome 1073 April 26
Another (enlarged) version of Registrum I, 1 to Archbishop Wibert of Ravenna
Rome 1073 April 29
Gregory VII writes to Bishop Rainer of Florence about a matrimony which was canonically forbidden.
Rome 1073 April 30
Gregory VII commends his legate cardinal priest Hugh Candidus which he send to Spain to his legates Bishop Girald of Ostia and sub-deacon Rainbald being in France and orders them to return soon.
Rome 1073 April 30
Gregory VII writes to the French barones planing conquering expedition in Mauritanian Spain about the same plane undertaken by Count Ebulus of Roucy who wants to conquer Spain as his property according to an old contract conducted with St. Peter. Gregory demands that the French barons should respect this right.
Rome 1073 April 30
Gregory VII orders the legate Hubert and the deacon Albert to follow the orders given by Pope Alexander II
Rome 1073 May 06
Gregory VII thanks Duke Godfrey IV of Lower Lorraine (the Hunchback) for his congratulations concerning his elections. Upon request he communicates how he will act towards King Henry IV.
Rome 1073 June 01
Gregory VII orders Count Guido of Imola to protect the citizens who have sworn fidelity to St. Peter from the unjust claims of on oath by Wibert of Ravenna
Rome 1073 June 24
Gregory VII warns the countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany against the simoniac Lombard bishops and informs them how he will act toward the Elect Anselm II of Lucca and King Henry IV.
Rome 1073 June 29
Gregory VII demands Bishop William of Pavia to take action - as he had promised in his letters - against the banned Godfrey of Milano and the Lombard bishops.
Rome 1073 June 30
Gregory VII again admonishes Manasses of Reims to let off his unjust actions against the monastery of St. Remi.
Rome 1073 June 30
Accompanying letter to Registrum I, 13 written to Hugh of Cluny.
Rome 1073 July 01
Gregory VII warns the faithful of St. Peter in the Lombardy against the simoniac and banned Godfrey of Milano.
Rome 1073 July 01
Gregory VII urges his legate cardinal bishop Girald of Ostia to return to Rome and sends him some instructions.
Laurentum 1073 July 08
Gregory VII demands the duke Vratislaus II of Bohemia and his brothers to support his legates Bernard and Gregor against Bishop Jaromir (Gebhard) of Prague.
Albano 1073 July 09
Gregory VII thanks Emperor Michael VII of Konstantinopel for his letter and sends him Patriarch Dominicus IV Marango of Grado as legate.
Benevento 1073 August 12
Contract between Gregory VII and Prince Landulf VI of Benevento.
Capua 1073 September 01
Gregory VII answers Duke Rudolf of Rheinfelden agreeing upon the necessity of unifying and church and regnum. He invites him to come to Rome.
Capua 1073 September 01
Gregory VII assures Bishop Rainald of Como of his compassion and utters his wish for revenge because of a violent deed against Rainald. He reflects about a plan to talk in Rome about peace between church and regnum.
Capua 1073 September 01
Gregory VII again warns the Elect Anselm II of Lucca to accept investiture from Henry IV before he has concluded peace with the church (now in progress).
Capua 1073 September 14
Oath of fealty by Prince Richard of Capua towards Gregory VII.
Capua 1073 September 15
Gregory VII sends the clergy and people of Carthage pastoral letter containing reprovals because of their actions against their Archbishop Cyriacus.
Capua 1073 September 15
Gregory VII sends a consolatory letter to (Arch)Bishop Cyriacus who was hard pressed by Saracens and unfaithful Christians.
Capua 1073 September 24
Gregory VII demands Bishop Bruno of Verona to come to Rome to receive the pallium. He also wants to demonstrate him how much he (Gregory) cherishes King Henry IV.
Capua 1073 September 27
Gregory VII informs the Milan knight Erlembald about the Norman issue, about a letter of Henry IV and about the countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany.
Capua 1073 October 09
Gregory VII gives the knight Erlembald upon his request instructions about the mentioned issues.
Capua 1073 October 13
Gregory VII praises the Elect Albert of Acqui because of his resistance against the simoniac Godfrey of Milano and requires him to support Erlembald.
Capua 1073 October 13
Gregory VII demands William of Pavia to support Erlembald, as he had promised.
Capua 1073 October 14
Gregory VII admonishes Orcozor of Cagliari and other Judices of Sardinia to obey the Roman church, according to his instructions given to Archbishop Constantin of Torres and a legate he will send soon.
between 1073 August 01 and 1073 September 30
King Henry IV blames himself for various causes, among them being simoniac. He promises to follow the advice of the pope, especially concerning the affair of Milano.
Capua 1073 November 15
Gregory VII exhorts Archbishop Gebhard of Salzburg to make sure that his clerics remain chaste and comments the bearer of the letter to the mercy of Gebhard.
San Germano 1073 November 20
Gregory VII demands Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury to take action against the attacks of Bishop Arfastus of Elham against Abbot Balduin of St. Edmunds and to influence King William I of England to do the same.
Argentea 1073 November 27
Gregory VII delegates to Bishop Arald of Chartres the decision in a controversy about who should be abbot of St. Laumer.
Argentea 1073 November 28
Gregory VII refuses to confirm a suspicious privilege given to the monastery of S. Maria di Butrio (dioc. Tortona) by Pope Alexander II, defers the decision about giving a new privilege till a new Bishop of Tortona is elected and utters some concerns about the person of the new elect abbot Benedict.
Terracina 1073 December 02
Gregory VII gives Bishop Remedius of Lincoln instructions concerning a priest who committed homicide and grants Remedius absolution.
Piperno 1073 December 04
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Roclin of Chalon-sur-Saône to discourage King Philip I of France from simony, especially concerning the election of a new bishop of Mâcon.
Piperno 1073 December 04
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Humbert of Lyon to consecrate the bishop elect Landeric of Mâcon. If necessary Humbert is to force Landeric to accept the consecration.
Sezze 1073 December 07
Gregory VII comments the monasteries Fruttuaria and S. Michele della Chiusa to the protection of Countess Adelheid of Turin.
Rome 1073 December 17
Gregory VII confirms to Vratislaus II of Bohemia the right to use the mitra, granted by Pope Alexander II. He adds some words about his legates there.
Rome 1073 December 20
Gregory VII exhorts the bishops Werner of Magdeburg , Burchard II of Halberstadt, Margrave Dedi and the other Saxonian bishops and rulers to keep armistice in their conflict with King Henry IV till his legates would arrive. He had demanded the same from the king.
Rome 1074 January 03
Gregory VII demands Countess Matilda of Tuscany to accompany her mother Beatrice on her journey to Rome.
Rome 1074 January 16
Gregory VII promises the judex Orcozor of Cagliari safe conduct through papal areas on his journey to Rome. He demands a statements of the Judices of Sardinia concerning the issue mentioned in Registrum I, 29.
Rome 1074 January 24
Gregory VII orders patriarch Sigehard of Aquileja and his suffragans to come to the Lent council at Rome.
Rome 1074 January 25
Gregory VII urges the suffragans of Milano and the abbots of Lombardy to come to the Lent council at Rome.
Rome 1074 January 31
Gregory VII grants Bishop Jaromir (Gebhard) of Prague the pseudoisidorian exceptio spolii and demands him to be in Rome on Palm Sunday (13 April) 1074. He adds that Bishop Johann of Olomouc and legates of Duke Vratislaus II of Bohemia are requested to be there too.
Rome 1074 January 31
Same as Registrum I, 44 send to Duke Vratislaus II of Bohemia.
Rome 1074 February 02
Gregory VII demands Count William I the Great of Burgundy to support him with armed forces against the Normans or in an expedition in favour of the Christians of Constantinopel, according to the oath he (William) (as others) had sworn to St. Peter
Rome 1074 February 16
Some advice to Matilda of Tuscany concerning Eucharist and the veneration of the mother of God.
Lateran 1074 February 26
Gregory VII orders Bishop Olbert of Genoa and the people of Genoa to do justice to a woman who was condemned of adultery too quickly.
Rome 1074 March 01
Gregory VII calls all the faithful to protect Constantinopel against the pagans.
Rome 1074 March 04
Gregory VII demands the Countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany to decide the dispute between Bishop Dodo of Roselle and Count Ugolino.
Rome 1074 March 14
Gregory VII orders Abbot Arnald I of St. Sever concerning his dispute with Ste. Croix (Bordeaux) about the church of Ste. Marie (de Soulac) either to accept the sentence of the papal legate Girald of Ostia or the appeal to Rome by the first of November.
Rome 1074 March 14
Gregory VII gives Archbishop Manasses of Reims some instructions regarding the election of a new abbot of St. Remi.
Rome 1074 March 14
Gregory VII informs Hermann of Metz about the instructions given to Archbishop Manasses of Reims.
Rome 1074 March 16
Gregory VII informs the canons of St. Hilaire (Poitiers) about a decision of the Roman Lent council in favour of the canons of the cathedral of Poitiers.
Rome 1074 March 16
Gregory VII orders Bishop Pontius of Tarbes and the other suffragans of Auch to articulate their complaints against Archbishop William of Auch in Rome.
Rome 1074 March 17
Gregory VII summons the suspended bishop Roger III of Châlons-sur-Marne to Romeby the first of November. Philip I of France had interceded for Roger and this way his case will be discussed again.
Rome 1074 March 17
Gregory VII summons Bishop William of Pavia and Margrave Azzo II who had married uncanonically Mathilde, the sister of Bishop William, to Rome.
Rome 1074 March 17
Gregory VII thanks Duke Géza I of Hungary for his letters. If Géza has something he wants to discuss with the pope he should first turn to Azzo II.
Rome 1074 March 18
Gregory VII exhorts Otto of Moravia and Conrad of Moravia to stop their attacks against the rights of the diocese of Olomouc.
Rome 1074 March 18
Gregory VII forbids the intervention of Siegfried of Mainz in the dispute between Prague and Olomouc.
Rome 1074 March 18
Gregory VII answers Vratislaus II of Bohemia some questions and informs him about his letter to Siegfried of Mainz .
Rome 1074 March 19
Gregory VII urges Hugh of Cluny finally to come to Rome because of matters delegated to him.
Rome 1074 March 20
Gregory VII praises King Sancho II of Aragon because of his plan to introduce the Roman liturgy and adds some reflection about a religious issue.
Rome 1074 March 19
Gregory VII demands King Alfons VI. of Leon and Sancho IV. of Navarra to introduce the Roman liturgy. He confirms a sentence of excommunication passed by his legates.
Rome 1074 March 20
Gregory VII summons the people of Ragusa who hat captivated their bishop (Vitalis) before his or his legate's court.
Rome 1074 March 20
Gregory VII orders the monks and vasalls of the monastery of S. Quirico (Antrodoco) to accept Bishop Rainaer of Rieti to whom he had given that monastery as their master.
Rome 1074 March 21
Gregory VII orders Bishop Girald of Sisteron to stop his attacks against the papal proprietary monastery Cruis.
Rome 1074 March 22
Gregory VII forbids Bishop Froterius of Nîmes to pressure the monastery of St. Gilles.
Rome 1074 March 23
Gregory VII recommends Bishop Hugh to count William of Die. The bishop is to fight simony in his diocese. William should stop all attacks against laymen and clerics which he is said to have done before.
Rome 1074 April 04
Gregory VII answers a letter of congratulations from William I of England and discusses some issues.
Rome 1074 April 04
Gregory VII answers letter a from Queen Mathild of England in which she had uttered her loyalty.
Rome 1074 April 07
Gregory VII utters his anger about Godfrey IV of Lower Lorraine (the Hunchback) who did not kept to his promises. Gregory announces that he himself won't keep to his promises to Godfrey anymore.
Rome 1074 April 12
Gregory VII orders Bishop Isembert II of Poitiers either to show up at a provincial council or the be on Rome by the first of November concerning a dispute with the canons of St. Hilaire.
Rome 1074 April 13
Gregory VII solves clergy and people of Beauvais from the ban at request of Bishop William of Beauvais.
Rome 1074 April 13
Gregory VII admonishes King Philip I of France to take action concerning the damages done in the church of Beauvais.
Rome 1074 April 15
Gregory VII commends Bishop Landeric of Mâcon to Archbishop Humbert of Lyon.
Rome 1074 April 15
Gregory VII demands the countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany not to hinder Bishop Werner II of Strasbourg returning form Rome and informs them he had delayed his decision regarding the bishops of the Lombardy.
Rome 1074 April 16
Gregory VII comments Bishop Jaromir (Gebhard) of Prague to Duke Vratislaus II of Bohemia and gives instructions concerning the dispute with Bishop Johann of Olomouc and the Duke himself.
Rome 1074 April 18
Gregory VII blames Archbishop Anno of Cologne because of him contacting the Roman church too rarely.
Rome 1074 April 19
Gregory VII sends Bishop Stephan III of Le Puy back to the people and clergy of Le Puy who was solved from the ban after he had sworn an oath of loyalty. But Stephan is to let his diocese administer by another bishop till he goes a second time to Rome.
Rome 1074 May 06
Gregory VII instructs Bishop Udo of Trier to to adjudicate upon the complaint of the monastery of S. Mihiel against Bishop Theoderic of Verdun.
Rome 1074 May 08
Gregory VII orders that the possessions of of the monastery of Reichenau are to be given by the followers of the deposed Abbot Ruotbert to Abbot Ekkehard who was consecrated by Gregory.
Rome 1074 May 09
Gregory VII comments Bishop Paulus Muñoz of Oca who was solved to King Alfons VI. of Leon and the bishops of Spain.
On the way to mons Cimini 1074 June 12
Gregory VII admonishes Bishop Hermann of Bamberg to follow orders of Bishop Hermann of Metz given to him by the pope while Hermann of Metz had intervened in Rome in favour of the bishop of Bamberg.
Fiano 1074 June 15
Gregory VII thanks Empress Agnes for her efforts concerning peace between church and regnum.
1074 June 28
Final report of the year 1074.
Laurentum 1074 August 28
Gregory VII summons the bishops and abbots of Brittany to the Roman Lent council.
Tivoli 1074 September 10
Gregory VII summons Isembert II of Poitiers because of grave delicts by the 30th of November to Rome.
Tivoli 1074 September 10
Gregory VII writes to Count William VI of Poitou (Duke of Aquitaine) concerning divorcing his marriage and other issues.
Tivoli 1074 September 10
Gregory VII informs Archbishop Gozelin of Bordeaux about the process against Bishop Isembert II of Poitiers.
Tivoli 1074 September 10
Gregory VII demands archbishops and bishops of France to organise a council and to address reproaches to King Philip I of France because of the state of the country. If necessary they should make an interdict over the hole country.
Rome 1074 September 22
Gregory VII rebukes Jaromir (Gebhard) of Prague because he had not followed his orders concerning the dispute with Johann of Olomouc and Vratislaus II of Bohemia. Gregory summons Jaromir to Rome.
Rome 1074 September 22
Gregory VII thanks Vratislaus II of Bohemia for sending the annual duty consisting of 100 marchae and discusses the Prague-Olomouc issue.
Rome 1074 September 22
Gregory VII assures Johann of Olomouc of the papal help against the attacks of Jaromir (Gebhard) of Prague.
Rome 1074 October 16
Gregory VII assures the countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany of his confidence and informs about the peace offered by Robert Guiscard and the marriage issue of Count Azzo II.
Rome 1074 October 16
Gregory VII delegates Archbishop Udo of Trier the inquiry of a complaints of simony and unchastity uttered by a cleric of Toul against Bishop Pibo of Toul.
Rome 1074 October 26
Gregory VII praises count Albert and his wife of their piety and warns of simoniac priests.
Rome 1074 October 26
Gregory VII praises Bishop Burchard II of Halberstadt of his fidelity towards the Roman church. He laments that his legates had not achieved much in Germany.
Rome 1074 October 28
Gregory VII answers a letter form King Salomon of Hungary, rebuking him because he accepted a fief from King Henry IV, though Hungary is, according to Gregory, the property of the Roman church.
Rome 1074 October 29
Gregory VII empowers Bishop Werner II of Strasbourg and Bishop Burchard of Basle to decide in the dispute concerning the advocatia of Heiligenkreuz (Woffenheim), once a donation done by Leo IX.
Rome 1074 November 11
Gregory VII delegates the French bishops the decision over the laments of monks of Pouthières against Langres.
Rome 1074 November 11
Parallel letter of Registrum II, 15 to Archbishop Richerius of Sens.
Rome 1074 November 13
Gregory VII rebukes Abbot Sigebald of S. Salvatore (de Monte Acut) near Perugia because his has deposed an abbot of S. Anastasio with violence and without reason. He gives him new instructions.
Rome 1074 November 13
Gregory VII exhorts Count William VI of Poitou (Duke of Aquitaine) to rebuke King Philipp I of France for his robbery of Italian merchants and other issues. If necessary, Williamis to threaten the King with the papal ban.
Rome 1074 November 15
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Richard of Bourges together with Archbishop Raoul de Langeais of Tours to reconcile the monasteries of Déols and St. Sulpice.
Rome 1074 November 15
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Richerius of Sens make Lanzelinus of Beaugency (a parroechianus of Richerius) make amends for his deeds of violence done against Archbishop Raoul de Langeais of Tours.
Rome 1074 November 15
Gregory VII orders Abbot Stephan of Beaulieu to either obey Archbishop Raoul de Langeais of Tours or to come to the Lent council to Rome.
Rome 1074 November 15
Gregory VII orders the knight Hugh of Ste. Maure to either restore Archbishop Raoul de Langeais of Tours his possessions or to come to the Lent council to Rome.
Rome 1074 November 16
Gregory VII suspends and excommunicates Bishop Isembert II of Poitiers till the Roman Lent council on which he is to stand trial.
Rome 1074 November 16
Gregory VII informs Archbishop Gozelin of Bordeaux and Count William VI of Poitou (Duke of Aquitaine) about Registrum II, 23 and orders them to administer Isembert's diocese in case he refuses to obey.
Rome 1074 November 18
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Anno of Cologne to do an inquiry in the dispute between Bishop Benno of Osnabrück and Abbot Werner of Corvey. He also exhorts Anno to strictly ensure chastity amongst his clergy.
Rome 1074 November 27
Gregory VII orders Bishop Dionysius of Piacenza to organise an election of an abbot of the monastery of S. Savino being an replacement of the suspended simoniac Rigizo. Other than that, Dionysius should accept the sentence of the papal legates concerning his dispute with the monastery of S. Sepolcro.
Rome 1074 November 27
Gregory VII orders the monks of S. Savino to elect a new abbot.
Rome 1074 December 12
Gregory VII blames Archbishop Limar of Bremen of having taken action against the papal legates and having not followed the summoning to Rome. He summons him to the Lent council of 1075 to Rome and suspends him till then.
Rome 1074 December 04
Gregory VII summons Archbishop Siegfried of Mainz and his suffragans to the Lent council to Rome.
Rome 1074 December 07
Gregory VII thanks King Henry IV for his signs of devotion transmitted by the papal legates. He asks him to send legates to discuss the issue of Milano and be present at the Lent council on which the case of some German bishops would be discussed.
Rome 1074 December 07
Gregory VII assures King Henry IV of his favour and informs him about the planned expedition oversea.
Rome 1074 December 08
Gregory VII informs Manasses of Reims about the attacks of Philip I of France and announces the arrival of papal legates.
Rome 1074 December 12
Gregory VII again summons Bishop Cunibert of Turin to the Lent council to Rome regarding his dispute with Abbot Benedict II of S. Michele della Chiusa.
Rome 1074 December 13
Gregory VII requires Rainerius (an otherwise unknown vir illuster) to accept the sentence of papal legates concerning deals with possessions of the monastery of S. Gaudenzo, made with the simoniac and suspended abbot.
Rome 1074 December 16
Gregory VII again summons Bishop William of Pavia to the Lent council to Rome concerning the marriage of his sister Mathilde with Count Azzo II.
Rome 1074 December 16
Gregory VII forbids Mathilde conversatio maritalis with her husband Count Azzo II and summons her to the Lent council to Rome.
Rome 1074 December 16
Gregory VII urges all the faithful (especially those living on the other side of the Alps) to participate in an expedition oversea.
Rome 1074 December 22
Gregory VII orders Count Hubert and clergy and people of Fermo to obey Archdeacon Adelbert which he had put as the administrator of the diocese on the advice of King Henry IV.
Rome 1074 December 31
Gregory VII admonishes Doge Dominicus Silvius and the people of Venice to help the patriarchate of Grado.
Rome 1075 January 02
Letter of accreditation for the papal legates Abbot Gepizo of S. Bonifazio and Abbot Maurus of S. Saba.
Rome 1075 January 02
Gregory VII exhorts the clergy and people of Montefeltre and Gubbio to elect a new bishop with the help of papal legates.
Rome 1075 January 04
Gregory VII summons Archbishop Wibert of Ravenna to the Roman Lent council.
Rome 1075 January 05
Gregory VII gives Bishop Hugh of Die some instructions on how to act towards the people of his diocese.
Rome 1075 January 10
Pastoral letter to Queen Judith of Hungary.
Rome 1075 January 11
Gregory admonishes duke Rudolf of Swabia and Berthold of Carinthia to take action against simony and unchastity of priests not caring about the bishops and potential accusations of this being not their business.
Rome 1075 January 13
Gregory VII orders his legate for Fermo to restore the possessions of the diocese of Pesare and the help the bishop.
Rome 1075 January 13
Gregory VII warns the inhabitants of the county of Chiusi about supporting Provost Guido of S. Mustiola (in Chiusi) who was deposed by Pope Alexander II but reinstated by Bishop Lanfranc of Chiusi.
Rome 1075 January 16
Gregory VII orders his legates Abbot Gepizo of S. Bonifazio and Abbot Maurus of S. Saba to admonish Count Rainer to do penance in Rome due to his misconduct.
Rome 1075 January 22
Gregory VII writes to Abbot Hugh of Cluny complaining about his sufferings and asks for advice and support.
Rome 1075 January 24
Gregory VII writes to King Sancho I Ramirez of Aragon about the election of a new bishop of Huesca.
Rome 1075 January 25
Gregory VII asks King Sweyn II Estridsson of Denmark to write more frequently and discusses some issues concerning the northern archbishoperic and his plan to make one of his sons vassal of St. Peter.
Rome 1075 February 28
Gregory VII summons the cleric Eurard of Orléans once banned by Alexander II again to Rome by the first of November in order to discuss the dispute with the clerics of Orléans.
1075
A short report on the Roman Lent council of 1075.
Rome 1075 March 02
A sentence of the Lent council concerning the dispute between Prague and Olomouc. It was decided that the possession in question is to be divided. After ten years the case should be re-discussed.
Rome 1075 March 03
Gregory VII informs the people of Piacenza that he has deposed Bishop Dionysius of Piacenza and orders them to elect an new bishop.
Rome 1075 March 03
Gregory VII summons the people of Lodi to support their bishop Opizo of Lodi in his struggle against simony and unchastity amongst priests.
1075
27 sentences of the pope.
Rome 1075 March 04
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Manasses of Reims to suspend bishop Roger III of Châlons-sur-Marne who had dodged several times the papal jurisprudence and to make him either to appear before the papal legates or to come to Rome by the first of November.
Rome 1075 March 05
Gregory VII exhorts the people of Fiesole not to continue their dispute with Bishop Trasmund after the Roman church had judged in favour of the bishop.
Rome 1075 March 05
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Manasses of Reims to make his suffragan Bishop Radbod of Noyon to submit to the sentence of a council concerning his dispute with Bishop William of Utrecht about Bruges.
Rome 1075 March 09
Gregory VII confirms the monks of Romans (St. Barnard) upon their request the papal protection and praises their reform efforts.
Rome 1075 March 13
Gregory VII orders Bishop Otto of Constance concerning his dispute with Abbot Ekkehard of Reichenau either to invoke a neutral court or the be in Rome together with him by the first of November.
Rome 1075 March 23
Gregory VII addresses reproaches to Bishop Theodwin of Liège because of simoniacal allocation of churches and instructs him concerning certain issues.
Rome 1075 March 23
Gregory VII exhorts Patriarch Sigehard of Aquileja to execute decisions of the Roman Lent council against simony and unchastity in his diocese.
Rome 1075 March 23
Gregory VII admonishes Duke Géza I of Hungary to obey to the Roman church.
Rome 1075 March 25
Gregory VII orders Abbot Ivo of St. Denis to answer for how he became abbot either to the papal legates or in Rome by the 30th of November.
Rome 1075 March 25
Gregory VII informs the monks of St. Denis about his letter to their abbot (Registrum II, 64) and requires them to stay calm till a decision was made.
Rome 1075 March 29
Gregory VII again impresses the synodal decisions concerning the chastity of priests on Bishop Burchard II of Halberstadt.
Rome 1075 March 29
Gregory VII impresses the synodal decisions concerning the chastity of priests on Archbishop Anno of Cologne (partially taken word by word from Registrum II, 66) and asks him to organize a provincial council in order to assert the decisions.
Rome 1075 March 29
Gregory VII impresses the synodal decisions concerning the chastity of priests on Archbishop Werner of Magdeburg .
Rome 1075 April 09
Gregory VII rebukes Bishop Cunibert of Turin because he has not stopped his attacks against the monastery of S. Michele della Chiusa. He summons him to Rome by the 11th of November.
Rome 1075 April 17
Gregory VII informs Duke Géza I of Hungary about his desire to achieve peace in Hungary and asks him to inform him how he will act towards the Roman church.
Rome 1075 April 17
Gregory VII puts in a good word to Vratislaus II of Bohemia in favour of Vratislaus's nephew Frederick concerning territorial claims.
Rome 1075 April 17
Pastoral letters to the people of Bohemia.
Rome 1075 April 20
Gregory VII announces to Duke Bolesav II of Poland that he will send papal legates in order to organise his church. He exhorts Boleslav to restore to King Isjaslaw-Demetrius his possession.
Rome 1075 April 17
Gregory VII informs King Isjaslaw-Demetrius and his wife that he has, as requested, consecrated Demetrius' son Jaropolk as king. He comments papal legates to him.
Rome 1075 April 17
Gregory VII asks King Sweyn II Estridsson of Denmark to write if he has a wish which could be fulfilled by the Roman church.
Rome 1075 April 20
Gregory VII orders clergy and people of Bamberg to abstain from robbing possessions of the church while their see is vacant.
Rome 1075 June 17
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Gebhard of Salzburg to cede to Bishop Gunther the revenue of the diocese of Gurk which was installed upon Gebhard's request by Pope Alexander II.
Laurentum or Albano 1075 July 20 or 1075 July 21
Gregory VII informs the clergy and people of Bamberg that he has disposed bishop Hermann as an simoniac from his offices and that he has anathematised him.
Laurentum 1075 July 20
Gregory VII informs Archbishop Siegfried of Mainz of the excommunication and anathematisation of bishop Hermann of Bamberg. He also orders him to organize the election of a new bishop.
Rome 1075 July 20
Gregory VII praises King Henry IV because of his reform actions and reports on the affair concerning Hermann of Bamberg
Rome 1075 September 03
Gregory VII refuses the written excuses of Archbishop Siegfried of Mainz and again requests a German council for bringing forth reform and investigating the case of Bishop Werner II of Strasbourg being accused of simony.
Rome 1075 September 11
Writing to the countesses Beatrice and Matilda of Tuscany Gregory VII laments about the ambiguous attitude of King Henry IV citing a letter of Henry, in which he pretends to obey to pope. Gregory answers the countesses' question about a pact with Duke Godfrey IV of Lower Lorraine (the Hunchback) evasively and rather refusing.
between 1076 February 14 and 1076 February 20
Ban against Henry IV on the Lent council of 1076.
Rome 1075 February
Gregory VII exhorts all supporters of Saint Peter to bemoan the insults (done by Henry IV) and to defend the church.
Rome 1075 September
Gregory VII utters to Henry IV his promptness to maintain peace between church and regnum, he congratulates on the victory over the Saxons (though it is to be mourned that Christian blood was shed). He also mentions the disposal of Bishop Hermann of Bamberg.
Rome 1075 December 08
Gregory VII rebukes the cleric Tedald of Milano for having occupied the see while another archbishop there was still alive. He summons Tedald to the Roman Lent council assuring him of safe conduct.
Rome 1075 December 08
Gregory VII informs the suffragans of Milano about Registrum III, 8 and warns them against consecrating Tedald of Milano before the pope has decided.
Rome 1075 December 08
Gregory VII rebukes Henry IV because of:
communion with banned
his actions in the case of Milano
putting bishops on the sees of Fermo and Spoleto.
Gregory informs him about the decisions of the Lent council of 1075. Again he urges Henry to obey God and the Prince of the Apostles.
between 1076 February 14 and 1076 February 20
Protocol of the Roman lent council of 1076
Rome 1076 March 14
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Arnald of Acerenza to absolve Count Roger I of Sicily if he shows penance. He should also inform Duke Robert Guiscard about the pope's readiness to reconciliate and reinstall Bishop Balduin of Melfi.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII admonishes the bishops Udo of Trier, Theoderic of Verdun and Hermann of Metz to expiate what they had, seduced by schismatics, done against the Roman church. He orders them also the make Bishop Pibo of Toul to do penance.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII informs clergy and people of Roselle that he had set the people of Massa Maritima a last deadline being the fifth of may to to appeal against a decision by Pope Silvester II in favour of Roselle.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII writes Patriarch Dominicus IV Marango of Grado about the attacks of the German and Lombard bishops and other issues.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII writes to Knight Wilfred of Milano about convergence with the Normans and efforts to intervene in favour of King Henry IV.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII delegates Archbishop Richerius of Sens to urge Bishop Rainerius of Orléans to obey the Roman church, if necessary threatening with excommunication.
Rome 1076 April
Gregory VII orders Bishop Rainerius of Orléans not to infringe the rights of the prepositura (promised by his own charter, confirmed by pope Alexander II), to avoid communion with the banned Eurard of Orléans and to be in Rome by the first of November in order to answer to these and other issues.
1079 February
Oath of abjuration sworn by Berengar of Tours on the Lent council of 1079.
Rome 1076 April
Oath of abdication sworn by Robert of Chartres.
Rome 1076 May
Pastoral letter to the Spain bishop Simeon of Oca-Burgos, urging him to make sure than in whole Spain the Roman liturgy would be observed.
Rome 1076 June
Gregory VII delegates Archbishop Cyriacus of Carthage to send an idle person for being consecrated bishop so that Africa had three bishops, being enough for doing consecrations of bishops.
Rome 1076 May
Gregory VII sends back clergy and people of Buzea (Bougie) their Archbishop Severandus consecrated by him.
1076 June
Gregory VII thanks King An-Nasir ibn Alnas for his tolerance towards Christians and for setting free some prisoners. He comments two legates, Alberic and Cencius.
Laurentum 1076 July 25
Gregory VII admonishes all supporters of Saint Peter in the regnum to urge Henry IV to penitence and to avoid those of his supporters not showing any sign of regret while admitting the others to community.
Tivoli or Rome 1076 August 25
Gregory VII answers Bishop Hermann of Metz:
that all who associate with King Henry IV are banned;
that he as pope had the right to ban the king, because biblical and canonical authority clearly states that the power of the church is higher than that of the world;
that all communion with the King automatically leads to deprivation of episcopal ordo.
He also gives further instructions.
Laurentum 1076 September 03
Gregory VII urges all the faithful either to accept Henry IV again as king if he does penance regarding the case of the banned counsellors and the primate of the Church or before the election of a new king present the candidate to the pope.
Rome 1076 September 27
Gregory VII writes to the clergy and people of Dol that the candidate presented (Gilduin) was too young and that he has instead consecrates as Archbishop one of his fellows, Abbot Evenus of St. Melaine.
Rome 1076 September 27
Gregory VII informs the bishop of the Brittany about the consecration of Evenus of St. Melaine and exhorts them to obey him, no matter how the controversy about the supremacy of the Archbishop of Trier would end.
Rome 1076 October 28
Gregory VII answers Bishop Henry of Liège regarding Bishop William of Utrecht who had recently died: If William had never changed his mind before his death, the ban may not be solved.
Rome 1076 October 31
Gregory VII informs his faithful in Milano about the state of the Norman and German affairs.
Rome 1076 November 01
Gregory VII orders the bishop of Tuscia to impose Bishop Rudolf of Siena who was banned because of communion with King Henry IV a time of penance, before is the be reconciliated.
Rome 1076 November 02
Gregory VII informs Archbishop Richerius of Sens that he is to depose Bishop Rainerius of Orléans because he hadn't followed the papal summoning, unless Rainerius could swear that he hadn't received the papal letter. He gives some instructions about the decania of Orléans.
Rome 1076 November 10
Gregory VII exhorts Countess Adela of Flanders not to accept that married priests do mass and not to listen to the speeches of Archdeacon Hubert of Thérouanne who was banned by the papa legate Hubert.
Rome 1076 November 10
Gregory exhorts count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders to be strict against unchaste priests and simoniac bishops
1077 January
Gregory VII informs the German princes of the events in Canossa when he met Henry IV. He announces to be in Germany soon, because nothing definite was decided yet.
1077 January 28
Oath of Henry IV in Canossa
Carpineto 1077 March 01
Gregory VII informs Ralph of Tours concerning his complaints about the pope giving the pallium to Evenus of Dol that the final decision in this controversy is up to the Roman church and he himself will decide the case when in Germany on his return in France.
Carpineto 1077 March 04
Gregory VII informs clergy and people of Chartres about the deposition of Bishop Robert of Chartres and urges them to canonically elect an new bishop.
Carpineto 1077 March 04
Gregory VII informs Archbishop Richerius of Sens and his suffragans about the deposition of Bishop Robert of Chartres and commands them to support the election of a new bishop and to make Robert and his brother Hugh restore the robbed possessions of the church.
Carpi 1077 March 19
Gregory VII commands the excommunicated clerics of Romans (St. Barnard) to submit to the adjudication of the papal legate Hugh of Die concerning their controversy with the Archbishop of Vienne.
Bianello 1077 March 21
Gregory VII answers King William I of England that he will make papal legates re-view the question of the election of a new bishop of Dol.
Bianello 1077 March 23
Gregory VII orders the canons of Le Puy to abandon the banned bishop Stephan III of Le Puy and elect a new bishop according to the advice of the papal legate Hugh of Die.
Bianello 1077 March 23
Gregory informs all bishops of Gaul of the excommunication of Bishop Stephan III of Le Puy and enjoins all donations to this church until he is removed from there
Bianello 1077 March 25
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Josfred of Paris to investigate certain issues in the Ecclesiastical province of Reims because of some laments about Archbishop Manasses of Reims.
Bianello 1077 April 06
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Hermann of Metz to inquire the case of Abbot Wulpodo of St. Laurent (Liège) who had appealed to the pope against the ban which was put on him by Bishop Henry of Liège.
Ficarolo 1077 May 12
Gregory gives instructions to Hugh of Die concerning the election of Gerard of Cambrai and a synod to be held in France and other matters.
Carpineto 1077 May 31
Gregory VII orders his legates Bernhard and Abbot Bernhard of St. Victor in Marseille to request escort from both kings, because Gregory intended to go to Germany
Carpineto 1077 May 31
Gregory announces that he will come to Germany to decide which king is the just one.
Carpineto 1077 June 09
Gregory VII comments the bearer of the letter to the grace of Archbishop Neemias of Gran and requires Neemias to make new elected King Ladislaus I of Ungarn send a letter of devotion to the pope.
Carpineto 1077 June 09
Gregory VII comments the papal legate Cardinaldeacon Gregor to Patriarch Dominicus IV. Marango of Grado and the bishops of Veneto.
Carpineto 1077 June 09
Parallel letter to Registrum IV, 26 addressing Doge Dominicus Silvius.
Carpineto 1077 June 28
Pastoral letter to the kings and princes of Spain commending the papal legates Bishop Amatus of Oléron and Abbot Frotard of St. Pons.
Florence 1077 August 11
Gregory VII reminds the canons of S. Martino (Lucca) of previous admonitions against simoniac possession of prebends and forbids them to enter their church till an acceptable satisfaction is done.
Siena 1077 September 01
Gregory VII orders the people of Corsica to receive and honour the papal legate Elect Landulf of Pisa.
Rome 1077 September 16
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Rudolf of Siena and Bishop Rainer of Florence to make sure that Archpriest Bonosius of Mantua is elected bishop of Volterra.
Rome 1077 September 16
Gregory VII praises the people of Corsica (an old possession of St Peter) for wanting to submit their island again to the Roman church. He admonishes them to obey the vicar apostolic Landulf of Pisa.
Rome 1077 September 17
Gregory VII requests clergy and people of Aquileja to accept that their election of their archdeacon to patriarch will be investigated by papal legates.
Rome 1077 September 17
Gregory VII orders the suffragans of Aquileja to support the papal legates in investigating the election of a new patriarch.
Rome 1077 September 30
Gregory writes to Udo of Trier, somehow seeking his help.
Rome 1077 October 06
Gregory VII orders Archbishop Richerius of Sens and Archbishop Richard of Bourges to ban and depose Bishop Rainerius of Orléans who never appeared before the pope although often cited. They should also make sure that Sanzo is elected successor.
Rome 1077 October 06
Parallel letter to Registrum V, 8 send to Rainerius of Orléans.
Rome 1077 November 06
Pastoral letter to King Harald III Hen of Denmark.
Rome 1077
Gregory VII instructs his legate Hugh of Die about the episcopal election of Chartres.
Rome 1078 January 09
Gregory VII asks King Mihailo I Vojislavljević to send legates in order to discuss some issues in Rome.
Rome 1078 January 28
Gregory VII invites Archbishop Wibert of Ravenna and his suffragans to the Roman Lent council.
Rome 1078 January 29
Gregory VII orders clergy and people of Orléans to obey the elect bishop Sanzo whose election was yet to be investigated due to some contradicting reports.
between 1078 February 27 and 1078 March 03
Protocol of the Roman lent council of 1078
Rome 1078 March 09
Gregory informs all Germans that he sends his legates to Germany ordering them to organise an assembly in which peace should be obtained.
Rome 1078 March 09
Gregory tries to convince Udo of Trier to help him organising an assembly in which he, Gregory, would decide the case of the Empire.
Rome 1078 March 09
Gregory VII suspends some ban sentences against some French bishops, done by his legate Bishop Hugh of Die and orders to re-discuss some of them.
Rome 1078 March 19
Gregory VII urges Bishop Huzmann of Speyer to answer on his investiture received from King Henry IV and to strictly observe the papal decrees against simony and unchastity among priests.
Rome 1078 April 04
Gregory VII informs King William I of England that he hand send the sub-deacon Hubert who should investigate capacity to govern of the ill archbishop John II of Rouen and should if necessary organize the election of a new successor.
Rome 1078 April 24
Gregory VII orders Bishop Rainerius of Orléans to justify himself in the presence of the papal legates Bishop Hugh of Die, Abbot Hugh of Cluny and sub-deacon Roger.
Rome 1078 May 07
Gregory VII writes to Abbot Hugh of Cluny about affairs in Spain bewails his inner misery.
Lateran 1078 May 22
Gregory VII informs his legates sub-deacon Hubert and Teuzo that he has delegated the decision in the case of Archbishop Evenus of Dol to Bishop Hugh of Die.
Lateran 1078 May 22
Parallel letter to Registrum V, 22 send to the Counts Hoel II of Cornouaille, Duke of Brittany and Geoffrey Boterel.
Capua 1078 July 01
Gregory urges all Germans not banned to put a lot of effort in making possible the meeting in which his legates should judge between Henry IV and Rudolf of Rheinfelden.
San Germano 1078 August 22
Gregory answers Archbishop Manasses of Reims concerning his appeal about the papal legates in France and the privilege granting Reims the supremacy.
San Germano 1078 August 22
Instructions to the papal legates Hugh of Die and Hugh of Cluny. Gregory orders them to investigate the appeal of archbishop Manasses of Reims.
Acquapendente 1078 October 09
Gregory VII rebukes Bishop Henry of Liège for contradicting a papal ban absolution and repeats an earlier instruction.
Sutri 1078 October 22
Gregory VII demands Bishop Hermann of Metz to support Bishop Pibo of Toul (who was in Gregory's opinion falsely accused). Gregory warns Hermann against giving ecclesiastical possessions to knights (milites).
Rome 1078 November 17
A charter of donation, done by Marro, son of Gisler (ducatus Spoleto), giving Marcicchia (near Monte Martano) on the condition that he, his son and grandsons can keep the usufruct.
Rome 1078 November 19
Protocol of the Roman Lent council of 1078.
Rome 1078 November 24
Gregory VII decides upon the dispute between Bishop Cunibert of Turin and Abbot Benedict II of S. Michele della Chiusa.
Rome 1078 November 25
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Hugh of Die to inquire the ban of Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders.
Rome 1078 November 25
Gregory VII sets a last deadline for Archdeacon Hubert of Térouanne and the count of St. Pol (Artois) concerning their dispute with the clerics of St. Omer
Rome 1078 November 25
Gregory VII orders the archdeacons Ernolf of Thérouanne and Hubert of Thérouanne to read out Registrum VI, 8 in Thérouanne and to act as ordered.
Rome 1078 November 26
Gregory VII informs the people of Ravenna that their Archbishop Wibert was deposed on the November council. He solves them from obligation the to obey Wibert.
Rome 1078 November 28
Gregory VII again (despite their often experienced disobedience) admonishes the clerics of the cathedral of S. Martino (Lucca) to live in vita communis according to the instructions of his predecessors.
Rome 1078 November 30
Privileg for the archdiocese of Pisa confirming its possession and granting of the apostolic vicariate of Corsica including some earnings form there.
Rome 1078 December 15
Pastoral letter to King Olaf III Kyrre of Norway asking him to send to Rome candidates for the mission and admonishing him not to take part in the fraternal strife in Denmark.
Rome 1078 December 30
Gregory VII justifies towards Duke Welf IV his actions and attitudes in the conflict about the German throne, referring to earlier synodal decisions.
Rome 1079 January 02
Gregory VII comforts the monks of St. Victor (Marseille) because of the long absence of their abbot Bernhard doing papal duties. He announces that he wishes to unite their monastery with that of St. Paul (Rome).
Rome 1079 January 02
Gregory VII instructs Bishop Berengar of Tours to settle the dispute between the Counts of Barcelona and to reconciliate his brother, Archbishop Guifred de Cerdagne of Narbonne.
Rome 1079 January 02
Gregory VII rebukes Abbot Hugh of Cluny for admitting Duke Hugh I of Burgundy in the monastery of Cluny.
1079 February 11
Protocol of the Roman Lent council of 1079
Rome 1079 February 14
Gregory VII orders Bishop Eberhard of Parma to guide Abbot Ekkehard of Reichenau whom Eberhard had captured on his way to Rome to Countess Matilda of Tuscany.
Rome 1079 February 17
Gregory threatens the ministeriales of the church of Bamberg with excommunication according to the decisions of the synod, unless they return possessions of the church unjustly held by them.
Rome 1079 February 25
Gregory VII praises Viscount Centule V of Béarn for his piety and exhorts him to do penance in presence of papal legates because of his uncanonical marriage.
Rome 1079 March 01
Gregory VII instructs people and clergy of Arles about electing a new bishop.
Rome 1079 March 03
Gregory VII writes to Countess Matilda of Tuscany about various issues.
Rome 1079 March 05
Gregory VII informs clergy and people of Orléans that he will send legate who should decide the problem of the diocese with finality.
Rome 1079 March 08
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Amatus of Oléron to decide the dispute between Ste. Croix (Bordeaux) and St. Sever together with Bishop Hugh of Die according to Gregory's earlier instructions.
Rome 1079 March 08
Parallel letter to Registrum VI, 24 send to Abbot Arnald I of St. Sever.
Rome 1079 March 14
Gregory VII orders Provost Fulcard of Lille and the other canons of Lille to stop their hostilities against their brother Lambert.
Rome 1079 March 20
Gregory VII orders the monks of Déols to obey their abbot and legate Hugh of Die.
Rome 1079 March 20
Parallel letter to Registrum VI, 27, send to the barons of Bourges (addressing Rudolf, Odo, Eppo, Humbald, Everardus, Boso, Giraldus and Adelardus by their names), exhorting them to obey the papal decision concerning the abbey of Déols.
Rome 1079 March 21
Gregory VII writes King Ladislaus I of Ungarn about some banned counts and diplomatic contact between Ladislaus and Rome.
Rome 1079 March 25
Gregory VII exhorts Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury not to delay further his ad limina visit, despite the efforts of King William I of England to hinder Lanfranc.
Rome 1079 March 31
Charter of defence for the possessions of the papal monastery of Montmajour, addressing the princes of Provence.
Rome 1079 April 13
Gregory VII orders Bishop Isembert II of Poitiers to mediate in a dispute about possessions.
Rome 1079 April 14
Reacting to complaints of Landeric of Mâcon, Gregory VII orders Abbot Hugh of Cluny not to lay hand on the possessions of the church of Mâcon and the wait for the adjudication of the papal legates.
Rome 1079 April 20
Gregory VII grants Archbishop Gebuin of Lyon the primacy.
Rome 1079 April 20
Parallel letter to Registrum VI, 34, addressing the Archbishops John II of Rouen, Raoul de Langeais of Tours and Richerius of Sens.
Rome 1079 April 20
Gregory VII exhorts the canons of Lyon to concede all simoniac or otherwise unjustly given prebends to Archbishop Gebuin of Lyon.
Rome 1079 April 21
Gregory VII rebukes Prince Jordan I of Capua for various issues.
Rome 1079 June 16
Gregory VII grants Patriarch Henry di Biburgo of Aquileia the use of the pallium on the feast day.
Rome 1079 June 21
Gregory VII exhorts Bishop Rainald of Como to call Elect Arnulf of Bergamo to account because of several laments about him. Gregory also answers a question about simoniac.
Lateran 1079 June 28
Gregory VII enjoins Count Boso of La Marche from harassing the church Neuvy-St. Sépulcre and points him to a council of Hugh of Die on which his claims will be discussed.
Rome 1079 September 23
Gregory VII rebukes his legate sub-deacon Hubert and gives him instructions.
Rome 1079 October 01
Gregory VII informs clergy and people of Lucca about the excommunication of insubordinate clerics of the cathedral S. Martino. He request them to be removed from the town.
Rome 1079 October 01
Gregory defends himself (as being too passive) and the instruction given by him to the legates. He exhorts to persevere.
Rome 1079 October 04
Gregory VII forbids the Knight Wezelin to fight against King Isjaslaw-Demetrius.
Rome 1079 October 15
Pastoral letter to King Harald III Hen of Denmark.
Rome 1079 October 15
Pastoral letter to King Alfons VI. of Leon, sending him some relics (some fragments of the chains of Petrus) and commending the papal legate Cardinal Richard.
Rome 1079 November 02
Gregory VII appoints legate Cardinal Richard as successor of his brother Bernhard as Abbot of St. Victor (Marseille) and likewise as abbot of St. Paul (Rome).
Rome 1079 November 02
Parallel letter to Registrum VII, 7, send to the monks of St. Victor (Marseille).
Rome 1079 November 03
Gregory VII delegates the bishops of Northern Italy to intervene against the plan of Margrave Bonifaz del Vasto to marry the fiancée of his recently departed brother.
Rome 1079 November 25
Gregory VII orders the bishops and princes of Brittany to reform their penitential practice and to organize a council presided over by his legate Amatus of Oléron .
Rome 1080 January 02
Gregory VII rebukes Duke Vratislaus II of Bohemia for his communion with banned, forbids the use of the Slavic language during mass. He announces that he will send legates sometime but not now.
Rome 1080 January 03
Gregory VII reject new accusations of Archbishop Manasses of Reims and urges him to go the the council in Lyon and to justify himself.
Rome 1080 January 30
Gregory VII orders Bishop Theoderic of Verdun to call Count Arnulf of Chiny to account before a council. Arnulf was accused by Bishop Henry of Liège of having rubbed him.
Rome 1080 January 30
Parallel letter to Registrum VII, 13, send to Henry of Liège solving him form an unjust oath.
1080 March 07
Protocol of the Roman lent council of 1080
Rome 1080 March 08
Gregory VII informs the bishop of the Brittany, the clergy and people about the decision of the council concerning the dispute between Tours and Dol.
Rome 1080 March 26
Gregory VII sets Bishop Hubert of Thérouanne a last deadline to appear before the papal legate Hugh of Die and justify himself concerning the issue of the Villa Quesques. (Addition: Till he does so, Gregory solves all the canons of St. Omer from the obligation to obey Hubert.)
Rome 1080 March 24
Gregory VII informs the monks of Déols about the decision of the Roman Lent council concerning two monasteries in dispute between them and the bishop of Limoges.
Rome 1080 April 12
Gregory VII orders Archbishop William of Auch to help Abbot Petrus of Aurillac to enforce his rights concerning the church of Ste. Marie d'Almayrac against Abbot Dodo of Pessan, according the orders of the papal legates Cardinal Stephan and Bishop Girald of Ostia.
Rome 1080 April 12
Privilege of protection for the monastery of Aurillac.
Rome 1080 April 17
Gregory grants the disposed archbishop Manasses of Reims one last dead line for an oath of purgation to be done in the presence of six bishops under the condition that Manasses remains till then far away from his see in a monastery.
Rome 1080 April 19
Pastoral letter to King Harald III Hen of Denmark and the people of Denmark, warning them against blaming priests and putative witches for bad weather etc.
Rome 1080 April 24
Gregory VII informs Bishop Arnald of Le Mans that he is to be restored and Abbot Johel of Saint-Pierre de la Couture is absolved.
Rome 1080 April 24
Pastoral letter to King William I of England, informing him about the issues mentioned in Registrum VII, 22.
Lateran 1080 May 08 or 1080 May 03
Gregory VII delegates the administration of the monastery of Allerheiligen (Schaffhausen) (which belongs to the Roman church) to William of Hirsau and confirms the privileges of the monastery, while nullifying a privilege of pope Alexander II
Rome 1080 May 08
Pastoral letter to King William I of England.
Rome 1080 May 08
Gregory VII thanks Queen Mathilde of England for a letter in which she uttered her devotion.
Rome 1080 May 08
Gregory VII exhorts Robert Curthose to obey his father, King William I of England.
1080
Gregory VII delegates Bishop Roffred of Benevento the examine and judge a certain cleric named Macharus who was accused by the Armenian Catholicos.
Rome 1080 June 06
Gregory VII requires from Catholicos Gregory II Vkayaser to be informed about different customs of the Armenian church and a written confession that they observed the catholic orthodoxy as the Romans.
Ceprano 1080 June 29
Oath of fidelity by Robert Guiscard to Gregory VII.
Ceprano 1080 June 29
Investiture of Robert Guiscard by Gregory VII.
Ceprano 1080 June 29
Promise of Robert Guiscard to annually pay certain goods to Gregory VII.
Ceprano 1080 June 27
Gregory VII complaints towards Abbot Hugh of Cluny about the monk Robert of Cluny and Robert's simoniac activities in Spain, supported by King Alfons VI. of Leon.
Ceprano 1080 June 27
Gregory VII charges King Alfons VI. of Leon with having supported the activities of the monk Robert of Cluny and with having a relationship with a kinswomen of his wife.
Ceprano 1080 June 27
Gregory VII answers his legate Richard of Marseille by referring to his letter Registrum VIII, 2.
Ceccano 1080 July 21
Gregory VII sends a manifest to the bishops of Southern Italy against the hostilities of King Henry IV and the installation of Wibert of Ravenna as anti-pope.
1080 July 25
Gregory VII summons the bishops of Southern Italy to support Emperor Michael VII of Konstantinopel, the protégé of Robert Guiscard .
between 1080 June 01 and 1080 September 30
Gregory VII announces all the faithful that he will (together with the princes of Southern and Middle Italy) try to re-conquer Ravenna in the autumn.
Rome 1080 September 18
Gregory VII congratulates Archbishop Alfanus I of Salerno for having found relics of Matthew the Apostle.
Rome 1080 September 22
Pastoral letter to all the faithful in Germany.
Rome 1080 October 05
Gregory VII praises Judex Orcozor of Cagliari for having welcomed the papal legates. He requires that the Sardinian priests shave their beards according to Roman custom. He informs about certain claims of secular Princes to the isle. But Gregory will refuse them as long as Orcozor proves himself faithful.
Rome 1080 October 04
Gregory VII asks King Inge the Elder of Sweden to send a bishop or a cleric to Rome in order to bring forth the mission in this country.
Rome 1080 October 15
Gregory VII writes to all bishops, clerics and laymen in Tuscany and Fermo and the exarchat of Ravenna about the crimes of Wibert. He demands the election of a new bishop of Ravenna.
Rome 1080 October 15
Gregory VII demands the people of Ravenna to elect a new bishop.
Rome 1080 December 11
Gregory VII urges all clerical and secular Princes of Ravenna, the Pentapolis, Fermo and the Duchy of Spoleto to support the new archbishop of Ravenna, Richard against Wibert of Ravenna.
Rome 1080 December 12
Gregory VII forbids the people of Valva to further acknowledge Bishop Transmund who resists papal orders. He commends his Legate sub-deacon John.
Rome 1080 December 23
Gregory VII demands the Counts Raimund of St. Gilles and Bertrand of St. Gilles to support Archbishop Dalmatius of Narbonne against the deposed Petrus.
Rome 1080 December 27
Gregory VII orders the clergy and people of Reims, to elect a new archbishop (with the help of Bishop Hugh of Die), replacing Manasses who had refused to obey or justify himself.
Rome 1080 December 27
Gregory VII orders Count Ebulus of Roucy to resist the deposed Archbishop Manasses of Reims and to support his successor to be elected soon.
Rome 1080 December 27
Gregory VII solves the suffragans of Reims from their duty to obey Manasses and orders them to elect a new Archbishop.
Rome 1080 December 27
Gregory VII requests King Philip I of France to no longer support the deposed Archbishop Manasses of Reims and to concede a canonical re-election.
Rome 1081 February
A short report about the Roman Lent council of 1081.
Rome 1081 March 15
Gregory VII sends Bishop Hermann of Metz a rather longish letter justifying his policy concerning King Henry IV.
1081
Pastoral letter to Queen Adelaide (of Rheinfelden) of Hungary.
1081
Gregory VII instructs his legates Peter of Albano and Prince Gisulf of Salerno.
1081
Gregory VII rebukes Archbishop William of Rouen for not having picked up the pallium in Rome and forbids him his office till he does.
1081
Gregory VII writes to King Alfons VI. of Leon about various issues.
1081 March
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.
1081 February
Gregory VII delegates Abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino ask Robert Guiscard about his willingness for an Eastern expedition and for a meeting during Lent. He is also to remind him of the affair of Robert of Loritello.
1081
Gregory VII orders his legates Hugh of Die and Amatus of Oléron to rescind their ban sentences against certain Norman prelates (out of consideration for King William I of England who nowadays behaved well towards the church) and priests who just refuse to pay Tithe.
Rome 1081 April 18
Gregory VII submits the monasteries of Montajour and Ste. Marie de Grasse which are under papal protection to Cardinaldeacon Abbot Richard of St. Victor in Marseille and his successors for carrying out reform.
1081
Gregory VII takes the monastery of St. Pierre (sited in "Maskarans", an unknown place in the diocese of Poitiers) under his protection.
1081 April 08
Gregory VII exhorts Doge Dominicus Silvius and the people of Venice to keep away from excommunicated. He announces that Dominicus' desire would be discussed later.
Lateran 1081 April 28
Gregory VII admonishes Count Tebald of Blois to keep away from excommunicated.
1081
Gregory VII instructs his legate Bishop Altmann of Passau to reassume the remorseful followers of King Henry IV, especially Bishop Benno II of Osnabrück whose dispute about tithe with Corvey Altmann is to settle.
1081 May
Gregory VII informs Abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino that King Henry IV was is approaching and about a letter from Countess Matilda of Tuscany concerning a German-Norman marriage plan and urges advice and support from him.
Rome 1081 December 12
Gregory VII forbids the people of Valva to further acknowledge Bishop Transmund who resits papal orders. He commends his Legate sub-deacon John.
1081 August 25
Oath of fidelity of Count Bertrand II of Provence and donation of his churches to the Roman church.
1083
Gregory VII exhorts Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders to respect the decision of Archbishop Hugh of Lyon concerning the election in Thérouanne.
1081
Pastoral letter to the Swedish kings Inge the Elder and A. (identity uncertain) urging them to pay tithe and to send clerics to Rome to be educated and trained.
Lateran 1081 December 04
Gregory VII requires from his legate Hugh of Die a report about a sentence which Hugh had pronounced against Bishop Gosfred of Chartres and which was disputed by Gosfred and Bishop Josfred of Paris.
1081
Gregory VII orders the clergy and people of Chartres to further obey their bishop Gosfred, after the sentence against him was suspended by the pope.
between 1081 October 18 and 1081 December 31
Gregory VII exhorts Duke Robert Guiscard to be thankful to St. Peter because of the accomplished victory and to keep his promise of support.
1081 October 24
Gregory VII urges Bishop Hugh of Die to make himself elect archbishop of Lyon.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII cedes Archbishop Hugh of Lyon two affairs to be decided.
between 1082 May 01 and 1082 June 30
Gregory VII again exhorts Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury not to delay further his ad limina visit, setting a deadline by the first of November.
1082
Pastoral letter to all the faithful of the apostolic see.
Rome 1082 December 23
Gregory VII demands the Counts Raimund of St. Gilles and Bertrand of St. Gilles to support Archbishop Dalmatius of Narbonne against the deposed Petrus.
1082
Gregory VII exhorts a certain Count C. (identity uncertain) to penance.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII warns the clergy and people of Tours and Angers to share communion with the banned Count Fulco of Anjou and orders them, to obey the Archbishop Ralph of Tours.
between 1081 January 01 and 1081 February 04
Gregory VII promises Count Roger I of Sicily to fulfil his plea concerning to bishopric to be founded Mileto, if the legal relationship to the church of Reggio causes no problem. Gregory also permits the consecration of the bishop of Troina.
1082
Gregory VII praises Archbishop Herveus of Capua because of his fidelity towards the church, exhorts them to sustain and permits them to enter the area of the Norman Princes or of the Roman church in case of danger.
between 1082 June 24 and 1082 December 31
Gregory VII orders Archbishop John VI of Naples to warn the magister militum Sergius VI against supporting Prince Jordan I of Capua, a banned enemy of the church.
1082
Gregory VII orders Cardinal Hermann to write a report about the elected bishop of Corsica.
between 1083 June 01 and 1083 September 30
Gregory VII agrees to summon a synod on which he will justify himself and invalidate criticisms in front of all un-banned clerics and laymen. He denies having ordered the election of anti-king Rudolf of Rheinfelden. He request all to help realizing the synod.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Count Bertrand II of Provence presents Gregory VII a new abbot of Montmajour after the old one had been deposed because of unworthiness. He pleads for confirmation and privileges.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII orders the papal legate Cardinal Richard to protect the papal monastery of Saint-Sernin (Toulouse) against its enemies.
1083
Gregory VII orders the subdefensor Oilardus of Thérouanne and Count Eustachius of Thérouanne who had tampered with the funds of the church and had mistreated the deposed bishop Lambert to submit to the sentence of the papal legates.
between 1082 January 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII delegates legate Hugh of Die the decision in the dispute about the monastery of Saint-Symphorian (Autun) and informs about the re-installation of Gosfred of Chartres against the legate's sentence.
1083
Gregory VII upon request of Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders delegates legate Hugh of of Lyon the matter of Bishop Lambert of Thérouanne for another synodal inquiry.
1083
Gregory VII informs Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders about the content of Registrum IX, 33 while rebuking the tone of Robert's letter.
1083
Gregory VII orders the bishops Gerard of Cambrai, Radbod of Noyon and Rorico of Amiens to make Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders to do penance because he had supported the wrong Bishop Lambert of Thérouanne against three papal orders. If he refuses, they should exclude him from communion.
Rome 1083 November 20
A short report about the November synod of 1083.
between 1083 October 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII exhorts Count Robert I (Friso) of Flanders to end his support of the banned Bishop Lambert of Thérouanne and to accept the canonically elect Bishop Gerard.
between 1083 October 01 and 1083 December 31
Gregory VII rebukes King William I of England of having captivated his brother Odo of Bayeux.
Rome 1075 February 01
Gregory VII grants a privilege of protection and confirmation of possessions in favor of the monastery of S. Maria di Banzi.
between 1073 June 30 and 1085 May 25
Gregory VII writes to the bishops of Sant Angelo de' Lombardi, Monte Verde and Muro as well as the the abbots, the clergy and people of Conza. He confirms the constitutions of Pope Alexander II according to which the church of Conza is subjected as a suffragan to the church of Salerno. He exhorts to obey Archbishop Alfanus I of Salerno.
between 1075 September 01 and 1075 December 31
Gregory VII grants the priest Liprand of Milan papal protection and the right the appeal.
between 1076 January 01 and 1076 December 31
Gregory VII writes to the monks of the monastery of St-Gilles that he has delegate the administration of their monastery to Abbot Hugh of Cluny who is the reform actions there. Afterwards, the monastery is to be exempt and granted the right to elect an abbot freely.
between 1078 January 01 and 1078 December 31
Gregory VII appoints Abbot Desiderius of Monte Cassino to tutor et defensor of the monastery of S. Maria di Tremiti.
Rome 1081 April 18
Gregory VII informs the monks of Montmajour that he has delegated the administration of their monastery to cardinal priest Richard of Marseille who is to take reform actions there. He commands the monks to obey Richard.
Rome 1084 January 07
Gregory VII gives instructions concerning the monasteries of Conques and Figeac. If one of their abbot dies, the other is the take the wheel of the other monastery.
Rome 1075 January 11
Gregory writes to duke Welf IV presumably the same he wrote to Rudolf of Rheinfelden (Registrum II, 45).
between 1081 January 01 and 1085 December 31
(According to the author of the Vita) Gregory permits Bishop Altmann of Passau to be less strict with the canons for the time being.
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