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The Investiture Controversy or Investiture Contest was a conflict between Church and state in medieval Europe. In the 11th and 12th centuries, a series of popes ...

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The Investiture Controversy, also known as the lay investiture controversy, was the most important conflict between secular and religious powers in medieval ...

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Investiture Controversy: conflict during the late 11th and the early 12th century involving the monarchies of what would later be called the Holy Roman Empire ...

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The Gregorian Reform gave rise to the “Investiture Controversy” (1075-1122). Lay investiture was the practice of laypeople (non-clergy) “investing” ecclesiastical ...

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The prohibition of investiture was in truth only the occasion of this conflict; the real issue, at least at the height of the contest, was whether the imperial or the ...

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The Investiture Controversy, on the surface a conflict about the appointments of religious offices, was a powerful struggle for control over who held ultimate ...

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The Investiture Controversy was a conflict between Pope Gregory VII and the German ... 4 Lay Investiture is the appointment or gift of office of church officials and ...

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THE INVESTITURE CONTROVERSY. In the post-Carolingian period, laymen tended to dominate Church affairs in a variety of ways. If a landowner built a church ...

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May 7, 2012 ... The major significance of this controversy was that it increased the degree ... This controversy was over who would get to appoint bishops and ...

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The Investiture Controversy of the eleventh and twelfth centuries sprang from the Church reforms initated by Henry III (1039-1056). As Emperor of the Romans, ...