Session628
TitleThe Medieval Papacy, c. 500-1500, II: The Struggle for Right Order in the World - Popes, Antipopes, Clergy, and Power
Date/TimeTuesday 5 July 2022: 11.15-12.45
 
OrganiserBenedict Wiedemann, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge
Agata Zielinska, Independent Scholar, London
 
Moderator/ChairEnrico Veneziani, Centro de Estudos de História Religiosa, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa
 
Paper 628-a The Papal Provinciale
(Language: English)
Benedict Wiedemann, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge
Index Terms: Administration; Ecclesiastical History; Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 628-b The Papacy and Clerics in Minor Orders
(Language: English)
David L. D'Avray, Department of History, University College London
Index Terms: Canon Law; Ecclesiastical History; Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 628-c Trying too Hard?: Medieval 'Anti-Popes' and the Rhetoric of Schism
(Language: English)
Rebecca A. C. Rist, Department of History, University of Reading
Index Terms: Canon Law; Ecclesiastical History; Politics and Diplomacy
 
AbstractThis panel investigates the various struggles for power that the papacy was involved in throughout the Middle Ages. Paper 1 traces the use of the Roman Provincial in papal politics on an European scale. Paper 2 explores the dynamics of the relations between the papal curia and clerics in minor orders. Finally, Paper 3 investigates the rhetoric of schism used by popes and anti-popes.