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March 15 Rise of Papal Power Canon Law Church law – caused a problem in England because Henry II wanted  to keep canon law separate so he could judge ecclesiastics and keep  it under royal law. Bologna Very important center to study canon law Gratian’s  Decretum Canon lawyers debated about various church laws o Jurists – dedicated their lives to studying canon law Huguccio and Alanus o Primary source p 207-210 Imperial vs. Papal power What does Huguccio have to say? Two swords given by Christ: temporal(emperor) and  spiritual(pontiff) He also says that the emperor can depose a pope only  if the pontiff approves it Why did Christ separate them? It’s a sin for either the emperor or the pope to have  both powers. What does Alanus have to say? The pope has both swords and he uses the exact same  passage the Huguccio used.
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The non Christian emperors were de facto emperors.  Anyone who did not believe in the true God did not  receive a sword. Alanus does acknowledge that Christ did separate the  two because one should not hold both. What if the Pope was bad?  Could the emperor depose 
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