c. Explain the role of the church in medieval society.
33) JOURNAL ENTRY, “The Power of the Church” _______________
Essential Question # 3– What was the political impact of Christianity and its impact on medieval society?
· Read pages 370-373
On the Right Side - complete Guided Reading “The Power of the Church.”
On the Left Side - Define “Lay Investiture”. Then describe in 5-8 sentences the issue that Henry the IV and Pope Gregory VII fought over. Be sure to include what was decided at the Concordant of Worms.
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Henry IV was born on November 11, 1050, in the Saxony region of Germany. He became Holy Roman Emperor and a German king in 1056, but Pope Gregory VII began reforms to reassert church dominion over imperial rulers.