The Holy Roman Empireand the ChurchUnit 2 Section 5Essential Standards: How do religions influencepolitical power and create cultural unity inEuropean Regions?I can: identify how all religions are similar. I cantrace & give examples of how beliefs influenceactions.
Question of the Day 10In the Middle Ages, European monarchsclaimed to rule by “divine right”. Whatpurpose was served by this claim?
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•Conflicts—b/w monarchs & the Church.•1054 Henry IV king of Germany vs.Pope Gregory VII•The Holy Roman emperors appointedChurch officials--lay investiture.•1076 Gregory VII excommunicatesHenry IV.•1122, treaty Concordat of Worms:Church could appt. bishops, emperorright to invest them w/ fiefs.