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Uggucio held that the king’s power came ultimately from the people, a fact which the papal coronation did no more than consecrate. He suggested that the pope’s right to grant title to the emperor stemmed from the breakdown of Roman government rather than from a grant of divine power.
L.C.Green, and Olive P. Dickason. The Law of Nations and the New World. Alberta: U of Alberta P, 1989: 148.