Adalbert

(c. 1000-1072) German archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen. He declined the papacy offered by Henry III and desired to found a patriarchate in the north. He exercised great power over Henry IV, whom he educated, and...
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Adalbert

(from the article `Henry V`) ...his father`s policy of favouring the class of unfree servants known as ministeriales and also the towns, thus provoking the antagonism of the ... ...overlord and the pope. In 1122, acting as intermediaries and on behalf of the Reich, they reached the agreement known as the Concordat of Worms ... [2 rel...
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Adalbert

Lombard king of Italy, who shared the throne for 11 years with his father, Berengar II, and after Berengar`s exile continued his father`s struggle ...
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Adalbert

German archbishop, the most brilliant of the medieval prince bishops of Bremen, and a leading member of the royal administration.[4 related articles]
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Adalbert

[bishop of Orkney] Adalbert (fl. 1043 x 1072) was an 11th-century prelate. Having been consecrated elsewhere, he is said by the Saxon writer Adam of Bremen to have been sent to become Bishop of Orkney by his namesake, Adalbert, Archbishop of Hamburg. He is mentioned as the successor of Bishop John. Adam of Bremen relates that a cleric calle...
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Adalbert

Adalbert, 1043–72, German churchman, archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen, a diocese that included Scandinavia. He was a favorite of Holy Roman Emperor Henry III, who appointed Adalbert to the archbishopric in order to break the power of the dukes of N Europe. He was a guardian of Henry's son and succ...
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Adalbert

[given name] Adalbert is an archaic given name which means `noble-bright, noble-shining`, or `shining by the nobility”. It comes from Germanic adal or edel (noble) and berht (shining or bright). In France, the name first appeared in the ninth century and its usage increased for about 200 years. Thereafter, it was increasingly supplanted b...
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Adalbert

[mystic] Adalbert was a preacher in 8th century Gaul. He claimed that an angel had conferred miraculous powers on him at his birth and that another had brought him relics of great sanctity from all parts of the earth. He also claimed to be able to see the future and read people`s thoughts, telling those who came to him that they had no need...
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