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Report No. a253

Guillelmus de Capella

fl. fourth quarter of 13th c.

 

Alternative Names

Guillaume de La Chapelle

 

Biography/Description

Professor of law at Orléans. Composed, besides numerous civilian works, repetitiones on certain chapters of Liber extra. His identity remains to be determined; several men of his name lived during the time in which the works could have been composed.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Repetitiones in X 1.38.2.

 
No. 2

Repetitio in X 2.1.4.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Repetitiones in X 1.38.2.

 
Manuscript

Paris, BN lat. 4488, fol. 173vb–75va

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 14328, fol. 136va

 
No. 2

Repetitio in X 2.1.4.

 
Manuscript

Paris, BN lat. 14328, fol. 138vb

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Repetitiones in X 1.38.2.

 
Modern Editions

Mélanges Fitting, ed. G. Testaud (1908) 205–34 (from MS Paris 4488).

 

Literature

M. Bertram, ‘Kirchenrechtliche Vorlesungen aus Orleans (1285/7)’, Francia: Forschungen zur westeuropäischen Geschichte, 2 (1974) 222.

E. Meijers, Etudes d’histoire du droit (Leiden 1959) 3.92.

G. Testaud, ‘Recherches sur l’École de Droit d’Orléans: Une repetitio de Guillaume de la Chapelle sur le titre De procurationibus X, 1 38’, in Mélanges Fitting (Montpellier 1908) 2.204–34 (online). (Edits the referenced text.)