Sentence Examples

  • The same may be said of the various Gravamina, or lists of grievances against the papacy drafted from time to time by German diets.
  • Nothing came of the lists of German gravamina, or of the demands for a council, so long as the incompetent Frederick III.
  • This is the first recognition in the official gravamina of the importance of the people.
  • Opened his first imperial diet at Worms early in 1521, and a committee of German princes drafted a list of gravamina, longer and bitterer than any preceding one.
  • He approved the gravamina, for he believed a thorough reform of the Church essential.