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  • 925), he occupied while still young an important position at the archiepiscopal court, but was twice deprived of his benefices by Heribert, count of Vermandois, on account of his steady opposition to the election of the count's infant son to the archbishopric. Upon the final triumph of Archbishop Artold in 947, Flodoard became for a time his chief adviser, but withdrew to a monastery in 952, and spent the remaining years of his life in literary and devotional work.
  • In the middle of the 8th century under Boniface it became an archbishopric, and to this the primacy of Germany was soon annexed.
  • The Archbishopric Of Mainz, one of the seven electorates of the Holy Roman Empire, became a powerful state during the middle ages and retained some of its importance until the dissolution of the empire in 1806.
  • The archbishopric was secularized in 1803, two years after the lands on the left bank of the Rhine had been seized by France.
  • The archbishopric itself was transferred to Regensburg.

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