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Reinald of Cologne, a Chancellor of the Middle Ages

About 50 Years, had Pope- and the empire stood hostile, than by the Concordat of Worms, a legal compensation and brought ceasefire was agreed. The Hohenstaufen dynasty came to the empire at a time to the absolute supremacy of the Church. For better or worse, it had to come to clash again, the more certain, as Hadrian IV. an arrogant Englishman came to the See of Rome, as in Germany, the powerful and warlike Frederick I. received the crown… Reinald came from the family of the counts of Dassel and he[...]