Ludovicus I Pius, imperator Imperii Romanorum

814_LPF

Regestum

Emperor Louis the Pious informs Patriarch Fortunatus II of Grado and the faithful of the province of Istria that, at their request, he confirms the free election of the patriarch, bishops, abbots, tribunes and other authorities, that in the event of breach of faith, quarrels and oppression of the poor, the legal judgment awaits them and that violators of the Placitum of Rižana (doc. 804_PR) will be subject to the prescribed penance.

Date
Between 814 and 821; customarily dated to 815.

826_LPE

Regestum

Emperor Louis the Pious and his son Lothar write to Venerius, the patriarch of Grado, confirming the possessions of his Church, including the Patriarchate's jurisdictions in Istria.

Date
826

826_LV

Regestum

Louis the Pious and his son Lothar instruct Patriarch Venerius of Grado to go to Rome again to settle his dispute with the Patriarch Maxentius of Aquileia before the Pope and their messengers, despite the fact that Maxentius failed to attend the first meeting, causing Venerius to return home without any resolution.

Date
Between 826 and June of 827 (doc. 827_SM)

828_ARF

Regestum

Emperor Louis the Pious deposes several marcher officials – including Baldric, the duke of Friuli – from their offices due to their military impotence. As a result of Baldric’s deposition, the March of Friuli – which included Istria – is divided into four counties governed by their respective counts.

Date
February of 828
Place