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for the Investiture Controversy in English translation
Print translations (collections):
B. Tierney, The crisis of church and state, 1050–1300
(Toronto, 1988 )
Contains a variety of translated
excerpts related to church reform, the Investiture Controversy, and
subsequent church-state relations in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
M. Miller, Power and the holy in the age of the Investiture
Conflict: A brief history with documents (New York, 2005) Various brief
excerpts from texts extending beyond the Investiture Controversy to church
reform more generally.
T.E. Mommsen and K.F. Morrison, Imperial
lives and letters from the eleventh century (New York, 2000 ) Contains a complete translation of Henry IV’s letters as well as the
anonymous Life of Henry IV.
I.S. Robinson, The papal reform of the
eleventh century: Lives of Pope Leo IX and Pope Gregory VII
(Manchester, 2004) Contains the Life of Pope Leo IX (1050s; BHL 4818), Paul of
Bernried’s Life of Gregory VII (1128; BHL 3652), a complete translation of
Bonizo of Sutri’s Book to a friend (ca. 1085), and excerpts from Benzo of
Alba’s To Henry IV (ca. 1085) and Bruno of Segni’s Sermon concerning
simoniacs (ca. 1100).
I.S. Robinson, Eleventh-century Germany: The
Swabian chronicles (Manchester, 2008) Contains Berthold’s Chronicle (as
part of the chronicle tradition at Reichenau) as well as Bernold of
T.J.H. McCarthy, Chronicles of the
Investiture Contest: Frutolf of Michelsberg and his continuators (Manchester, 2013) Contains Frutolf, the anonymous Imperial chronicle, and
the continuation of Ekkehard of Aura.
Medieval Italy: Texts in
translation, ed. K.L. Jansen et al. (Philadelphia, 2009) Contains W.L.
North’s translations of On treasure from the church of Canossa (1116–1118),
272–273, and Andrea of Strumi’s Passion of Arialdo (ca. 1075; BHL 673),
Print translations (individual
O.J. Blum and I.M. Resnick,
The letters of Peter Damian,
7 vols. (Washington, DC, 1989–2005)
H.E.J. Cowdrey, The register of Pope Gregory VII:
1073-1085 (Oxford, 2002)
H.E.J. Cowdrey, The epistolae vagantes of Pope
Gregory VII (Oxford, 1972)
E. Emerton, The correspondence of Pope Gregory
VII: Selected letters from the Registrum (New York, 1990 )
I.S. Robinson, The annals of Lampert of Hersfeld
Ziomkowski, Manegold of Lautenbach: Liber contra Wolfelmum (Paris, 2002)
W.L. North, Carleton College (Medieval and Renaissance Studies: Primary Sources) Arnulf of
Milan, Book of recent deeds (1072–1077) (link)
Trial of kingship and priesthood (1083–1084) (link) Bruno of Segni, A pamphlet on simoniacs (1094–ca. 1100) (link) Sigebert of Gembloux,
Letter of the people of Liège against Pope Paschal II (1102) (link)
Henderson, Select historical documents of the middle ages (London, 1903),