Walram of Naumberg

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Bishop; d. April 12, 1111. He was consecrated bishop in 1091 and was a supporter of the Emperor henry iv in the investiture struggle. Some of his letters giving evidence of this support have survived (Monumenta Germaniae Historica: Libelli de lite, 2:28691). He is not the author, however, of the De unitate ecclesiae conservanda (Ibid. 2:182284), or of the Tractatus de investitura (Ibid. 2:498504). In later years, under the irenic efforts of paschal ii, Walram was reconciled with Rome. He is mentioned in several undated letters of anselm of canterbury.

Bibliography: m. manitius, Geschichte der lateinischen Literatur des Mittelalters, 3 v. (Munich 191131) 3:44. w. deinhardt, Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, ed. j. hofer and k. rahner, 10 v. (2d, new ed. Freiburg 195765) 10:740.

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