Diplomata

543_EP

Regestum

Euphrasius, bishop of Poreč, imposes a variety of taxes, including the tithe and the ecclesiastical quartese (the quarter of the tithe) on the citizens of his bishopric. The document aimed at proving the episcopal lordship over the city of Poreč, forged in the first half of the 13th century.

Date
24th of March, 543 (13th Century Forgery)

804_PR

Regestum

The plea of Rižana: The representatives of Istrian towns and cities present their grievances to counts Aio and Cadulus, the envoys of the Roman emperor Charlesmagne, in an official placitum held by the river Rižana in the district of Koper.

Date
804
Place

814_LPF

Regestum

Emperor Louis the Pious promises to Patriarch Fortunatus and to all the Istrians that their right to elect their own patriarchs, bishops, abbots, tribunes, and other officials will be respected and that the rulings of the judicial assembly (placitum) held by Rižana will be upheld.

Date
Between 814 and 821; customarily dated to 815.

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 was settled in favor of the Aquileian Church.

Date
6th of June, 827
Place

832_LPA

Regestum

Emperor Lothair I confirms the immunities enjoyed by the Church of Aquileia and its right to canonically elect their patriarchs.

Date
30th of November, 832
Place

840_PL

Regestum

The first pact between the Western Roman Empire, represented by Emperor Lothair I, and the Duchy of Venice, represented by Doge Pietro Tradonico, sanctioning mutual aid in campaigns against the Slavs and defining the rights over the use of land as well as the modalities of justice administration. This is the first "international" treaty in which Venice partook as an autonomous polity, independent of the Byzantine Empire.

Date
23rd of February, 840
Place

847_MARU

Regestum

The last will and testament of a woman from Trieste calling herself "Maru, the handmaiden of God" (Maru ancilla Dei).

Date
26th of April, 847 or 849
Place

852_LMD

Regestum

Emperor Louis II assumes under his protection the monastery of St. Michael in Diliano and its abbot Felmo, bestowing upon the monastery immunities and the right of free election of its abbots.

Date
17th of November, 852
Place

855_LPA

Regestum

Emperor Louis II confirms the charter of Lothair I to the Patriarchate of Aquileia regarding the dispute with the Patriarchate of Grado that was settled at the Synod of Mantua in 827: the patriarchs of Aquileia are to enjoy the metropolitan jurisdiction over all the Istrian bishoprics.

Date
30th of October, 855
Place

857_LMD

Regestum

Emperor Louis II confirms to St. Michael's monastery in Diliano and abbot Felmo the right to have two lay advocates - the brothers Petronasius and Talasius - to defend their rights.

Date
3rd of April, 857
Place

911_BT

Regestum

King Berengar I donates two forts by Beram in Istria (?) to the Bishopric of Trieste. Forged charter.

Date
27th of June, 911 or 914
Place

929_HT

Regestum

King Hugo donates Sipar, Umag and Monfalcone to the Radald, the bishop of Trieste, and places the Bishopric of Trieste under his royal protection. Forged charter.

Date
7th of August, 929
Place

931_MA

Regestum

Hugh of Arles and his son Lothair II, kings of Italy, donate Muggia to the Patriarchate of Aquileia.

Date
17th of October, 931
Place

965_RP

Regestum

Patriarch Rodoald donates Rovinj, a land that was destroyed by the "abominable Slavs", to the Bishopric of Poreč. Forged charter.

Date
20th of January, 965 (according to indiction) or 966.
Place

973_MC

Regestum

Otto II, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, donates properties in the March of Carniola to Abraham, the bishop of Freising.

Date
30th of June, 973
Place

991_CW

Regestum

A public placitum held in front of the 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 (herbatico and glandatico) is judged in Bertha's favor.

Date
5th of October, 991

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

1011_WM

Regestum

Henry II, King of the Romans, donates properties in the March of Carniola, including the castle Bled, to the Bishopric of Säben (later Brixen) and its bishop Adalbero.

Date
22nd of May, 1011
Place

1027_KA

Regestum

The ruling of the royal court, chaired by Konrad II and his son Henry in Verona, by which the duke of Carnithia, Adlapero, renounces his claims to various obligatory services (fodrum, angaria, servitium publicum) owed to him by the subjects of the Church of Aquileia. By official decree of the imperial court, the Church of Aquileia, represented here by patriarch Poppo and advocate Walpert, is to be free from any services owed to the dukes of Carinthia.

Date
19th of May, 1027
Place

1037_EM

Regestum

Eberhard II of Sempt-Ebersberg founds the monastery in Geisenfeld. Forgery from the late 15th or early 16th century.

Date
1037 (15th or 16th century forgery)
Place

1037_KE1

Regestum

Emperor Conrad II donates Umag to the Bishopric of Novigrad as both an ecclesiastical and temporal possession. 16th-century forgery.

Date
17th of August, 1037
Place