Session616
TitleSetting Up an Emperor's Church: Henry II and His Bishops
Date/TimeTuesday 8 July 2014: 11.15-12.45
 
SponsorEpiscopus: Society for the Study of Bishops and Secular Clergy in the Middle Ages / Conventus: Problems of Religious Communal Life in the High Middle Ages
 
OrganiserSteven Vanderputten, Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent
 
Moderator/ChairBrigitte Meijns, Department of History, KU Leuven
 
Paper 616-a At the Millennium: Henry II and His Bishops from 1014 to 2014
(Language: English)
Evan Gatti, Department of History & Geography, Elon University, North Carolina
Paper 616-b Allegiance, Ideology, and the Imperial Church: Henry II and the Lotharingian Bishops
(Language: English)
Pieter Byttebier, Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent
Index Terms: Anthropology; Ecclesiastical History; Religious Life
 
AbstractThis session will investigate Emperor Henry II's relationship with his bishops through the lens of primary sources that are revealing of the way in which both parties enacted their authority.