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Narratio de libertate ecclesiae Fabariensis
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(Account of the privileges of the Church at Pfäfers)

1116. Switzerland. An account of events in the Benedictine monastery of Pfäfers (canton of St. Gallen, diocese of Konstanz) for the years 1114-1116. The work focusses on the envoys sent by the monastery’s abbot Gerold to pope Paschalis II in the course of the Investiture Contest. In 1040, Heinrich III had assured the monastery it would not be given away as a fief but in 1095, Heinrich IV donated the monastery to bishop Burkhart of Basel, one of his sup…

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Serif, Ina, “Narratio de libertate ecclesiae Fabariensis”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 02 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001472>
First published online: 2016

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