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Report No. a260

Guillelmus Redonensis

fl. 1240–1245; d.1259?

 

Alternative Names

William of Rennes; Guillaume de Rennes

 

Biography/Description

An otherwise unknown Dominican who wrote an apparatus on the Summa de casibus of Raymundus de Pennaforte. His commentary was transmitted alongside Raymundus’ work in most of the manuscripts and early editions and enjoyed an almost equal authority during the later Middle Ages.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Apparatus on Summa de casibus.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Apparatus on Summa de casibus.

 
Manuscript

Alençon, BM 140

 
 

Angers, BM 219 (separate text (i.e. without Raymondus’s Summa))

 
 

Arras, BM 122

 
 

Berlin, Staatsbibl. lat. oct. N.92

 
 

Clermont-Ferrand, BM 91

 
 

Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 523

 
 

Fulda, Landesbibl. D.12

 
 

Göttingen, Niedersächsische Staats- u. Universitätsbibl. C.m.j.163

 
 

Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 1009

 
 

Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 1014 (separate text (i.e. without Raymondus’s Summa))

 
 

Melk, Stiftsbibl. B.78

 
 

München, BSB Clm 5943

 
 

München, BSB Clm 8219

 
 

München, BSB Clm 8884

 
 

Praha, Univ. Knihovna III.F.15

 
 

Tours, BM 368

 
 

Troyes, BM 1710

 
 

Troyes, BM 1863

 
 

Wien, ÖNB 1372

 
 

Wrocław, Bibl. Univ. II.F.111

 
 

Wrocław, Bibl. Univ. II.F.112

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Apparatus on Summa de casibus.

 
Modern Editions

Printed together with Raymundus’ Summa (Roma 1603, 1715) (wrongly attributed to Johannes of Freiburg).

 

Literature

K. Pennington, ‘A “consilium” of Johannes Teutonicus’, Traditio, 26 (1970) 438.

J. Brundage, Medieval Canon Law and the Crusader (Madison WI 1969) 94.

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuels de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Louvain 1962) 40–41.

R. Weigand, ‘Mitteilungen aus Handschriften’, Traditio, 16 (1961) 562.

R. Naz, ‘Guillaume de Rennes’, in DDC (1953) 5.108.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.413–14.