Tag: Gregory VII
090 – Twilight of the Sardinian Judicates
Before finally getting on to the 14th century, we see how the end of the 13th marked the beginning of the end of the Sardinian Judicates, before of course going back to look at what they actually were.
Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa
The life and times of the most powerful woman in Italy between the 11th and 12th century who could have been Queen.
046 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa, part 2
We continue the story of Matilda of Canossa as war breaks out with Emperor Henry IV. We then see yet another failed attempt at marriage, the end of the fight against Henry IV and how things went with his son and successor, Henry V while alone she tan one of the largest areas in Italy.
045 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa Part 1
1046 – 1080 We look at the life of Matilda of Canossa, starting from the history of her family through her childhood, the humiliation of Canossa and to the start of the war against Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV.
041 – A Runaway pope and the end of the Fox
1085 – 1087 After the turmoil of the papacy of Gregory VII, we see a pope that just didn’t want the job and follow the final years of the great Norman Robert Guiscard.