The Investiture Controversy was a dispute between the Pope and the Holy Roman Emperor over who was allowed to appoint, or invest, bishops. It began in 1075 when Pope Gregory VII st...
The Investiture Controversy or Investiture Contest was the most significant conflict
between Church and state in medieval Europe. In the 11th and 12th centuries, ...
May 8, 2015 ... Investiture Controversy, conflict during the late 11th and the early 12th century
involving the monarchies of what would later be called the Holy ...
The Gregorian Reform gave rise to the “Investiture Controversy” (1075-1122).
Lay investiture was the practice of laypeople (non-clergy) “investing”
This lesson will explore the Investiture Conflict of the 11th and 12th centuries. In
doing so, it will highlight the roles of Pope Gregory VII and...
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 ...
The immediate background to the Investiture Controversy lay in successful
attempts to free the Roman papacy from the control of local Roman factions and
The Investiture Controversy Excerpts from the Original Electronic Text at the web
site of the ORB's Internet Medieval Sourcebook.
Glossary of Religion and Philosophy - Investiture Conflict.
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