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  • Its effect on the German language was enormous; the dialect in which it is written, a Middle German dialect used in the chancery of Upper Saxony, became gradually the norm for both

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The presidents of the tribunals of Lilbeck, Stade, Bremerlehe, and Minden were so utterly ignorant of the German language that it was necessary to explain to them all the pleadings in the council-chamber.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Constance, and, until 1827, acknowledged as such by both Hohenzollern and Baden governments, despite the protests of the pope) affected the liturgy, processions, pilgrimages, confraternities, the number of holidays of obligation, and included the introduction of the German language into the Mass and also the so-called liturgical confession and communion.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Philosophy honoris causa, in recognition of his services on behalf of the German language and of pedagogics.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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