« AnteriorContinuar »
Indefiniteness of their position more beneficial than other-
Subordination of civil functionaries, . .
rule of the clergy that of fixed principles and
The clergy a new and beneficial element,
authority over the upper. .
Consolidating power of the clergy over the dissolving mu-
nicipalities. . . . . . . 90–98
Quickening effect of controversies. .
combining power of the latter.
The German principle of national law a source of privi-
leges to the clergy individually as subjects of the
No direct allusions to clerical influence in the early bar-
Prosperity of Spain, and consequent strength of
the clergy at the head of the old citizens. .
changed for recognized authority. . .
population against the Gothic kings. ..
tors of justice.
clergy the upholders of national liberties against
Their peculiarly healthy action in England from their
Their place in the Witenagemote, . , 170, 171
· · 172, 173
, 173, 174
signs of approaching corruption. · · · 175—177
From the accession of Charlemagne to the close of the
A. D. 771—1000. · · 178—240
and corruption like the Empire three centuries before. 178, 179
crease of Papal sway in the W., owing to the final sepa-
ration of the E. · · · · · 179, 180
. . 180—183
sway under Charlemagne ; . .
developments of earlier movements. , 181–183
tenure : . . . . . . 181–183
growth of ecclesiastical power. . .
magne’s empire. . . . . 182, 183