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Letter from Henry IV to Gregory VII
24 January 1076
Social History; Political History; Religious History; History of Christianity
As Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII competed to control the appointment of bishops and other church officials, Henry issued this letter. Although addressed to Gregory (under his birth name Hildebrand), it was intended to influence a wider audience.
"Letter from Henry IV to Gregory VII" (1076). All OER History Primary Sources. 64.