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Report No. a165

Collectio Wigorniensis altera

c.1175

 

Alternative Names

Londinensis IV

 

Biography/Description

The oldest member (c.1175) of the ‘English Group’ with the Collectiones Fontanensis, Belverensis, Cantuariensis I, II, and III, Dunelmensis I, Roffensis, and Regalis. Formerly known as Londinensis IV. Contains 10 decretals and probably put together at Worcester under Bishop Roger.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Collectio Wigorniensis altera.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Wigorniensis altera.

 
Manuscript

London, BL Royal 11 B.II, fol. 97r–102

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Wigorniensis altera.

 
Modern Editions

Analysis by C. Duggan in Twelfth Century Decretal Collections (1963) 152–54.

 

Literature

C. Duggan, ‘Decretal Collections from Gratian’s Decretum to the Compilationes antiquae: The Making of the New Case Law’, in The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140–1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX, W. Hartmann and K. Pennington, ed. (History of Medieval Canon Law 6; Washington DC 2008) 257–58.

C. Duggan, Twelfth Century Decretal Collections and their Importance in English History (University of London Historical Studies 12; London 1963) 61–71, 152–54.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 283–85.