Pope annoints bishops Emperor wants to annoint bishops too
I want to appoint bishops! To rule my kingdom!
No! only popes can appoint bishops!
Time to make the pope decree henry IV wont like it
The pope decree angered Henry IV he wanted to appoint bishops but the pope made new rules.
Height of the conflict power struggle
I do not like your decree!
I hate him
Those are my rules!
Henry IV the emperor and Gregory the pope fighting because Henry IV want to have power.
Bishops and Nobles
We dont like you we heard that you want to appoint bishops that is only the pope
Here, the pope is going to make the decree. But it angered Henry IV.
Im so sorry Gregory. I will never do this again
It is ok. But if you do i lock you in this dungeon.
We need to make an agreement for emperors called the concordant of worms
Here, they are arguing because Henry IV. He wants to appoint bishops to rule his kingdom.
Concordant of Worms
Sure, I like it emperors get obsessed with power
Here is where the Bishops and Nobles get angry at Henry IV for fighting the pope and appointing bishops without authority.
Here is where Henry IV apologize to the Pope because of his obsession of power.
Here the pope makes an agreement for the concordant of worms. So they agreed to the agreement. So now the have the Sole authority to appoint bishops but allowed emperors to give fiefs or grant of land.