Pope Honorius III (1219-1222) - 343 

aforesaid monastery, nor to take away its possessions, to keep what is taken, to lessen or to annoy them with some disturbances, but all their goods are to be kept intact, for they have been given for their management and support, to be of benefit in all their uses, saving the authority of the Apostolic See. If, in the future, any Ecclesiastic or secular person knowingly attempts to act rashly against this page of our confirmation, and after being warned for a second or third time, unless he or she has corrected the fault with suitable satisfaction, he or she may lack the power and dignity of his or her honor. The guilty person is to know that he or she comes under divine judgment for the crime committed and becomes a stranger to the most holy Body and Blood of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, and will be subject in the final testing to a severe punishment. But may the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be on all who observe their duties in that place so that here they may see the fruit of good behavior and find eternal rewards of peace before the severe Judge. Amen.

Given in Perugia in the Monastery of Saint Peter on 29 July 1219. From the seventh Indiction of the Ponificate of Lord Honorius III, Pope, in the fourth year.

Therefore, to no one is it lawful to infringe this page of our confirmation or to contradict it by any bold action. But if anyone shall attempt this, that person will know that this will incur the indignation of Almighty God and of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul. Given at the Lateran on the thirteenth Kalends of October in the seventh year of Our pontificate.a




Clare of Assisi: Early Documents, p. 343