Henry refused to obey Gregory also when Gregory accepted the new king Henry went to war Gregory allies drove out Henry forces
An argument went on between Gregory and Henry. This argument was on whether Henry or Gregory should choose the next Bishop. Gregory got rejected by the Roman's on whether he should pick the next Bishop because of Henry. So Gregory "Excommunicated" Henry. Henry then traveled to Italy to apologize to Gregory. Before Gregory forgave him Henry stood out in the snow for three days out side of Gregory's room.
William Henry Gregory was born in 1817.
William Henry Gregory died in 1892.
Henry Holman Gregory was born in 1864.
Henry Holman Gregory died in 1947.
Henry Gregory - politician - died on 1940-11-15.
Henry Gregory - politician - was born on 1860-03-15.
Pope Gregory died leaving Henry iv to do as he pleased
Henry IV of Germany told him to resign. In exchange, Gregory excommunicated Henry and remained as pope.
Emperor Henry IV called a meeting with the bishops and with their approval he sent Pope Gregory VII a letter ordering him to step down. Gregory sent a letter back excommunicating Henry IV. Henry asked for forgiveness to no avail. In January 1077, Henry went to Canossa where Gregory was visiting still trying to get forgiveness. After making Henry wait three days out in the snow, Pope Gregory finally ended his excommunication.
It's because Henry's nobles supported Gregory, and the reason why Henry begged the Pope was because he said the Pope had no real authority.