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Report No. a227

Franciscus de Albano

fl. 2nd half of 13th c.

 

Alternative Names

Franciscus Vercellensis; François d’Albano; François de Verceil; Francesco di Vercelli; Frances of Albano; Frances of Vercelli

 

Biography/Description

Professor at Avignon, attended the council of Lyon in 1274, as we know from his commentary on its constitutions. His Lectura on the Decretales was used extensively by Johannes Andreae in the composition of his Novelle, but it seems to have survived only in minor portions.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Commentary on the Constitutions of Lyon II.

 
No. 2

Lextura Decretalium.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Commentary on the Constitutions of Lyon II.

 
Manuscript

Saint-Omer, BM 446

 
No. 2

Lextura Decretalium.

 
Manuscript

Saint-Omer, BM 446 (covering X 3.2.7 only)

 

Literature

L. Boyle, ‘The date of the commentary of William Duranti on the constitutions of the second council of Lyons’, BMCL, 4 (1974) 39–47.

M. Bertram, ‘Zur wissenschaftlichen Bearbeitung der Konstitutionen Gregors X.’, QF, 53 (1973) 459–67.

R. Naz, ‘Francois d’Albano’, in DDC (1953) 5.899.

E. Fournier, Questions d’histoire du droit canonique (Paris 1936) 12–31.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.157.