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Henry V (11 August 1086[1] – 23 May 1125) was King of Germany (from 1099 to 1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (from 1111 to 1125), the fourth and last ruler of the Salian dynasty. Henry's reign coincided with the final phase of the great Investiture Controversy, which had pitted pope against emperor. By the settlement of the Concordat of Worms, he surrendered to the demands of the second generation of Gregorian reformers.

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Henry V (1086-1125) was King of Germany (from 1099 to 1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (from 1111 to 1125). Henry's reign coincided with the final phase of the great Investiture Controversy, which had pitted pope against emperor. By the settlement of the Concordat of Worms, he surrendered to the demands of the second generation of Gregorian reformers.by Jordan, Archbishop of Milan in 1116 and ratified by Pope Paschal II over the Investiture Controversy. Received back into communion in 1122.

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An illustration of Emperor Hendrik IV giving a man religious investiture so he could become a bishop to lead some territory of the HRE. The investiture controversy which was fought between the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and the Papal Stats lasted from 1075 - 1122. It was enden with the concordate of Worms (HRE).

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Henry V was King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor , the fourth and last ruler of the Salian dynasty. Henry's reign coincided with the final phase of the great Investiture Controversy, which had pitted pope against emperor. By the settlement of the Concordat of Worms, he surrendered to the demands of the second generation of Gregorian reformers.

King Henry IV (1050-1106): teenage King of Germany, deposed two Popes, excommunicated twice, told one Pope literally to "go to hell", strategist, sneaky politician, warrior, and eventually Holy Roman Emperor.

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What was the Investiture Controversy a Controversy About? :http://www.medievalists.net/2013/02/19/what-was-the-investiture-controversy-a-controversy-about/

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The Investiture Controversy was the most significant conflict between Church and state in medieval Europe. In the 11th and 12th centuries, a series of Popes challenged the authority of European monarchies over control of appointments, or investitures, of church officials such as bishops and abbots. The investiture controversy began as a power struggle between Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. The entire controversy was finally resolved by the Concordat of Worms in 1122.

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A medieval king investing a bishop with the symbols of office. Otto centralized his control over Germany through the investiture of bishops and abbots, making the clergy-class his personal vassal.