Ecclesia Parentina

543_EP

Regestum

Euphrasius, the bishop of Poreč, regulates the relations between the Bishopric and the Chapter and prescribes various taxes, including the tithe and the church quartese (a quarter of a tithe) owed by the inhabitants of Poreč and the retainers of church property (forgery composed in the second half of the 12th, or the first half of the 13th century).

Date
March, 24 543 (late 12th-, early 13th-century forgery)

559_PL

Regestum

Pope Pelagius I writes to a patrician John on the detrimental effects of the schism in the Church (the so-called Three Chapters Controversy), singling out Bishop Euphrasius as a particularly depraved schismatic and advising the patrician to repress the schismatics in the province of Aquileia (that is, the region Venetia et Histria).

Date
March of 559

579_SG

Regestum

The acts of the synod of Grado, heavily interpolated by later falsifications, by which the bishops of the ecclesiastical province of Aquileia remain faithful to the Catholic creed as decreed by the Ecumenical Councils of Chalcedon (451), Ephesus (431), Constantinople I (381) and Nicaea (325), refusing to denounce the Three Chapters condemned by the Second Ecumenical Council of Constantinople (552).

Date
November 3, 579 (purportedly) or sometime between 572 and 577 (more probably)
Place

590_HL

Regestum

Following the death of Aquileian patriarch Helias, his successor, Patriarch Severus, together with three other bishops (including the bishop of Poreč, John) are imprisoned in Ravenna by the Byzantine exarch Smaragdus; in order to buy their freedom, the prelates agree to condemn the Three Chapters and reunite with Rome, a move that greatly angers other bishops in the ecclesiastical province of Aquileia. Finally, a synod is held in Marano (591) whereby Patriarch Severus is forced to formally acknowledge the error of his ways in supporting the condemnation of the Three Chapters (narrative accounts from Paul the Deacon's History of the Lombards).

Date
590-591

827_SM

Regestum

The decrees of the Synod of Mantua: the long conflict between the patriarchs of Grado and Aquileia over the metropolitan jurisdiction over Istrian bishoprics is settled in favor of the Aquileian Church.

Date
6th of June, 827
Place

965_RP

Regestum

Patriarch Rodoald donates Rovinj, a land that was destroyed by the "abominable Slavs", to the Bishopric of Poreč (13th-century forgery).

Date
January 22, 965 (according to indiction) or 966.
Place

991_CW

Regestum

A public placitum held in front of Istrian Count Werihen whereby the dispute between the Bishopric of Poreč, represented by Bishop Andrew, and a Bertha, a widow of a Cadoloh, regarding the latter's fiscal obligations towards the Church of Poreč (herbaticum and glandaticum) is judged in Bertha's favor.

Date
October 5, 991

1000_PO

Regestum

Venetian Doge Pietro II Orseolo departs with his navy on a military expedition against Croats and Narantines in Dalmatia; on his journey, the doge stops at Poreč and Pula where he is cordially greeted by the bishops, clergy, and citizens of these Istrian cities (narrative account from John the Deacon’s Istoria Veneticorum).

Date
May 9, 1000

1010_PP

Regestum

Pope Sergius IV confirms the jurisdictions of the bishops of Poreč over Rovinj, Dvigrad, and Bale that were disputed by the Aquileian patriarch John.

Date
March 1010
Place

1040_AZ

Regestum

Azica, the daughter of count Wezelin and Williburga, donates properties to the monastery of Saint Mary and Archangel Michael in Lim bay. 14th century forgery.

Date
12th of May, 1040 (1042 according to the dating by indiction, 1044 according to the dating by Henry III's reign)

1040_WB

Regestum

Countess Williburga, the mother of Azica, confirms her daughters donation and donates even more properties to the monastery of Saint Mary and Saint Michael in Lim. 15th century forgery.

Date
12th of July, 1040 (1042 according to the dating by indiction, 1044 according to the dating by Henry III's reign)

1040_HR

Regestum

The decision of Henry III's royal court regarding the tithes from the territories of Saint Michael's monastery in Lim bay. 15th century forgery.

Date
15th of September, 1040 (1042 according to the dating by indiction, 1044 according to the dating by Henry III's reign)

1081_PAP

Regestum

Henry IV, King of the Romans, donates imperial rights over the Bishopric of Poreč, including the right to appoint and invest its bishops, to the Patriarchate of Aquileia and its Patriarch Henry.

Date
20th of July, 1081
Place

1132_PI

Regestum

Pope Innocent II confirms the rights and privileges of the incumbent Aquileian patriarch: the metropolitan jurisdiction over sixteen bishoprics, including all the disputed Istrian dioceses, and seven monasteries, grants him the pallium, and corroborates all the possessions and titles of the Aquileian Church, including the "County, the March, the Duchy," the regalian rights and imperial privileges.

Date
June 29, 1132
Place

1177_PA

Regestum

Pope Alexander III confirms the metropolitan jurisdictions of the incumbent Aquileian patriarch, institutes a new suffragan bishopric in Koper, grants him the pallium, and corroborates all the possessions and titles of the Aquileian Church, including the "County, the March, the Duchy," the regalian rights and imperial privileges.

Date
1177, after March 25, before October
Place

1180_FA

Regestum

Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa confirms the rights and jurisdictions of the Patriarchate of Aquileia and assumes this church under imperial protection, confirming all the previous donations issued to the patriarchs by his predecessors kings and empires, by the popes, and by other laymen.

Date
January 25, 1180
Place

1180_GA

Regestum

The incumbent patriarchs of Grado and Aquileia, Enrico Dandolo and Ulrich of Treffen respectively, solemnly end the centuries-old conflict between the two churches regarding the metropolitan jurisdictions over the Istrian bishoprics: the patriarch of Grado renounces the metropolitan pretensions of his church, the treasury that Patriarch Poppo took from Grado, and the possessions in Marsano, Aquileia, Zèmole and Marano Lagunare, but receives the spiritual jurisdiction over the parishes Latisana and San Fior, together with the quarter of the tithes and the annual income of up to seventy pounds of Veronese coins.

Date
July 24, 1180
Place

1203_WP

Regestum

Wolfger, the patriarch of Aquileia and margrave of Istria, confirms the boundaries of the territories under the jurisdictions of the bishops of Poreč. A Forgery drawn up by the chancery of Boniface, the bishop of Poreč (1282 - 1305).

Date
4th of November 1203

1211_PW

Regestum

Aquileian Patriarch and Istrian Margrave Wolfger confirms the temporal jurisdictions that the Church of Poreč enjoys by way of donations issued by previous patriarchs of Aquileia (13th-century forgery).

Date
December 9, 1211
Place