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Synod of Worms (1076)

Synopsis

Henry IV of Germany convened the Synod of Worms on 24th January 1076 in order to secure the deposition of Pope Gregory VII. It issued a strongly anti-papal statement and marked the beginning of the Investiture Controversy.

Primary Sources

Book or monograph Tierney: The Crisis of Church and State, 1050-1300Brian Tierney, The Crisis of Church and State, 1050-1300. Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching. University of Toronto Press Inc., 1990. Pbk. ISBN: 0802067018. pp.212. Amazon.com

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