A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 1) by Mandell Creighton

A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 1)

byMandell Creighton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS AND THE SCHISM. 143 with rich presents to the King's counsellors; and the crafty Cardinal, Peter de Luna, who was then resident in Paris, helped with his ready intrigues. Hence when the University first brought its report to the King, the Duke of Berri refused an audience, and threatened its chief men with imprisonment; it was only after some delay, by the influence of the Duke of Burgundy, that the representatives of the University came, on June 29, 1394, before the King. They laid before him in an address the three methods proposed for ending the Schism; they stated the arguments in favour of each, and combated the objections which might be raised. 'Why should not the Pope,' they pleaded, ' submit himself to the authority of others? Is he greater than Christ, who in the Gospel was subject to His mother and Joseph? Surely the Pope is subject to his mother, the Church, who is the mother of all faithful people.' Charles VI. listened with interest, and ordered the address of the University to be translated into French, that it might serve as the declaration of a new policy. Great hopes were entertained that he would act decisively; but again the intrigues of Peter de Luna prevailed with the Duke of Berri, and the University was forbidden to approach the King or meddle with the matter of the Schism. The University knew of Clement's machinations, and was prepared for the check; for its deputies at once replied that all lectures, sermons, and other academic acts would cease until it obtained its just demands. The King, however, had ordered a copy of the address of the University to be forwarded to Clement, and ,T,. . . . . Death of the University itself sent him a representation clement against the conduct of Peter de Luna,1 and an tembe'ie, e...

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Title:A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217154433

ISBN - 13:9780217154437

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