History of the Christian Church. from the Election of Pope Gregory the Great to the Concordat of Worms, A.D.590-1122

History of the Christian Church. from the Election of Pope Gregory the Great to the Concordat of Worms, A.D.590-1122

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...empty; his books and some relics of saints were all that he left behind him." TM Lambert, Ann. 1069, pp. 175-6. - Adam, iii. 58. "Stenzel, i. 258. i Lamb. Ann. 1071, p. 189. "Adam. IIrem. iii. 58; Lambert, On the death of Adalbert, Henry, in deference to the solicitations of his nobles and to the cries of his people, requested Hanno to resume the government. The archbishop reluctantly consented, and, although his rapacity and sternness excited complaints, the benefits of his vigorous administration speedily appeared. Nobles were compelled to raze their castles, which had been the strongholds of tyranny and insubordination; justice was done without respect of persons; it seemed, according to the best annalist of the age, as if for a time the minister had infused into the indolent young king the activity and the virtues of his father.y But Hanno was weary of his position, and, under the pretext of age and infirmity, resigned it at the end of nine months; when Henry, feeling (ac-a.d. 1072. cording to Lambert's expression) as if he were delivered ('hristm-sfrom a severe schoolmaster, plunged into a reckless career of dissipation and misgovernment.1 He neglected public business; violences were committed against nobles, the property of churches and monasteries was bestowed on worthless favourites, the hills of Saxony and Thuringia were crowned with fortresses intended to coerce the inhabitants, and the garrisons indulged without restraint their love of plunder and destruction, their insolence and their lust." In Thuringia, the prosecution of Siegfried's claim to tithes was used as a pretext for the military occupation of the country; it had been agreed that the king was to enforce the claim by arms, on condition of sharing...show more

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  • 9781236537324