[5.2] In the remaining parts they do not differ at all in order or type of script. These preambles and ones similar to them should be used in a fitting manner: It is wholly proper that pastors of the churches of God provide for the needs of their subjects and clemently heed their just requests, or as follows: Since the princes and rectors of the churches of God shall have provided for these churches and for those subject to them, and fulfilled just acts for them, should these for any reason withdraw themselves, the princes and rectors should not decide that these should be left unpunished.
[5.3] But nothing
else should be put in the end except perhaps their saints.
1 See WOLFGANG PETERS "Studien zu den Beziehungen zwischen kölnischer und römischer Kirche" Archiv für Diplomatik 17 (1971) 185-283 , part I: "Studien zur Verwendung der päpstlichen 'Auctoritas' in der sicherungsformeln der Kölner erzbischöflichen Urkunden bis zum Ende des 12. Jahrhunderts" at 185-255.
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