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What did the conflict between Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV, the Holy Roman emperor have to do with?
Pope Gregory VII excommunicated King Henry IV because they disagreed about who should choose church officials. Concordant of Worms says emperor loses power.
The conflict between Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV, the Holy Roman emperor, had to do with the appointment of high-ranking Church officials. The Concordat of Worms limited the emperor’s power. Pope Gregory VII forbade kings from appointing church officials Henry IV was the Holy Roman emperor who was excommunicated by Pope Gregory VII
a.elected parliament b.high church officials c.the growing middle class d.organized groups of serfs During the medieval period in Europe, the political power of the kings and great nobles was often constrained by the actions of
The clergy are people who had been ordained as priests Who were the clergy?
very crowded. often run by a city council. dirty, smelly, and polluted. Medieval cities were?
With a strong government in place, people in medieval Europe felt safer. As a result, trade, banking, and business prospered. A good economy meant more money to support learning and the arts and to pay for new churches and other buildings.
Church leaders and wealthy merchants and nobles paid to build large new churches called cathedrals. Cathedrals were built in the Romanesque style or Gothic style.