Bourges, Pragmatic sanction of

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges — The Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges, issued by King Charles VII of France, on July 7, 1438, required a General Church Council, with authority superior to that of the pope, to be held every ten years, required election rather than appointment to… …   Wikipedia

  • Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges — (July 7, 1438) Decree issued by King Charles VII of France after the Council of Basel, confirming the supremacy of a council over the pope. The decree also confirmed the Council s assertion of the liberties of the Gallican Church, restricting the …   Universalium

  • Pragmatic sanction of bourges —    Legislation issued by King Charles VII in the French Estates General of 1438, defining the Gallican (French) Church as an autonomous unit within the total Catholic church and giving only nominal recognition to the pope as head of the church.… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Pragmatic Sanction — • An edict formally issued by the emperor or king Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pragmatic Sanction     Pragmatic Sanction      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pragmatic sanction — A pragmatic sanction is a sovereign s solemn decree on a matter of primary importance and has the force of fundamental law. In the late history of the Holy Roman Empire it referred more specifically to an edict issued by the Emperor.When used as… …   Wikipedia

  • Bourges — French commune nomcommune = Bourges région = Centre département = Cher arrondissement = Bourges canton = Chief town of 5 cantons insee = 18033 cp = 18000 gentilé = Berruyers maire =Serge Lepeltier mandat =2001 2008 intercomm =Bourges… …   Wikipedia

  • Bourges — • Coextensive with the departments of Cher and Indre Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bourges     Bourges     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bourges — /boohrddzh/, n. a city in and the capital of Cher, in central France: cathedral. 80,379. * * * ▪ France       city, capital of Cher département, Centre région, almost exactly in the centre of France. It lies on the Canal du Berry, at the… …   Universalium

  • Council of Basle —     Council of Basle     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Basle     Convoked by Pope Martin V in 1431, closed at Lausanne in 1449. The position of the pope as the common Father of the Christian world had been seriously compromised by the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Fifth Council of the Lateran — Ecumenical council|council name=Fifth Council of the Lateran council date=1512 1514 accepted by=Catholicism previous=Council of Basel Ferrara Florence next=Council of Trent convoked by=Pope Julius II presided by=Pope Julius II, Pope Leo X… …   Wikipedia

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