Definition of Gregory VII

1. Noun. The Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gregory VII

Gregg Shorthand
Gregor
Gregor Mendel
Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar month
Gregorian chant
Gregorian mode
Gregorian telescope
Gregory
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
Gregory I
Gregory John Norman
Gregory Nazianzen
Gregory Pincus
Gregory VII (current term)
Gregory XIII
Gregory of Nazianzen
Gregory the Great
Gregson
Greig
Greig's syndrome
Grenada
Grenada dollar
Grenadian
Grenadines
Grenoble
Gresham
Gresham's Law
Greta

Literary usage of Gregory VII

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The importance of Gregory VII. in the history of the Church is due to the fact ... iv., Bonn, 1892-93; B. Platina, Live» of the Popes from Gregory VII. to . ..."

2. The Monks of the West from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1896)
"Gregory VII. wounded and made prisoner by the imperialists.—Henry IV., excommunicated and deposed, obtains absolution at Canossa—Gregory VII. obliged to ..."

3. Manual of Universal Church History by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1890)
"When Gregory VII. was grossly misrepresented and his memory shamefully insulted, his defence was taken up by the Protestante Gaab, Apology of Pope Gregory ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1872)
"Concordat of Calixtus — Election by Chapters — general System of Gregory VII. — Progress of Papal Usurpations in the twelfth Century — Innocent III. ..."

5. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1878)
"Concordat of Calixtus — Election by Chapters — general System of Gregory VII. — Progress of Papal Usurpations in the twelfth Century — Innocent III. ..."

6. An Introduction to the History of Western Europe by James Harvey Robinson (1918)
"CHAPTER XIII THE CONFLICT BETWEEN Gregory VII AND HENRY IV icta- 63. Among the writings of Gregory VII there is a very Gregory vii. brief statement, ..."

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