Western Europe during the High Middle Ages

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Western Europe during the High Middle Ages I. Establishment of regional states II. Otto I of Saxony 912 to 973 C.E. a. Conquered large sections of Germany, Poland and Czech lands b. Crowned Emperor in 962 C.E. III. Investiture controversy a. Popes wanted to give power to bishops across Europe b. Pope Gregory VII 1073 – 1085 c. Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV 1056 – 1106 d. Controversy over who appoints bishops in their land e. Confrontation at Canossa i. Marks the height of Papal rule ii. Gregory VII excommunicated Henry IV
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