Duren, Councils of (Concilium Duriense)
Duren, Councils Of (Concilium Duriense)
held at Duren, near Aix-la-Chapelle.
1. In A.D. 748, under Pepin, who called a synod, for the restoration of churches, and for the relief of the poor.
2. In A.D. 761, a national. council under Pepin.
3. In A.D. 775, under Charlemagne.
4. In A.D. 779, under Charlemagne. The council, composed of bishops, nobles, and abbots, passed twenty-four capitula upon discipline, one of which enforces payment of tithes.