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Report No. a561

Vincentius Hispanus

d.1248

 

Alternative Names

Vincentius, Hispanus (LC); Vincent of Spain; Vicente Hispano; Vincent d’Espagne

 

Biography/Description

A Portugese, was eminent among the Bolognese decretalists from the 1210s onwards. He composed gloss apparatuses on several of the Compilationes antiquae (c.1210–15) and the constitutions of the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215 and wrote various minor works. He received the bishopric of Idanha-Guarda (Portugal) in 1226, but continued to be active as a canonistic author, as is evident from his apparatus on the Liber extra, the oldest commentary (c.1234–43) on the new legislation of Gregory IX. His participation in the Council of Lyon (1245) is certain, which rules out his identification, formerly proposed, with the homonymous bishop of Zaragoza (d. 1244). Vincentius died in 1248.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Apparatus to Compilatio I.

 
No. 10

De discordia testium. (?).

 
No. 2

Glosses (Apparatus?) on Compilatio II.

 
No. 3

Apparatus to Compilatio III.

 
No. 4

Apparatus ad Constitutiones quarti Lateranensis Concilii.

 
No. 5

Ad Arborem consanguinitatis.

 
No. 6

Select Casus on Compilatio III.

 
No. 7

Apparatus ad Decretales Gregorii IX.

 
No. 8

Casus on the Decretales Gregorii IX.

 
No. 9

De interdicto uti possidetis.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Apparatus to Compilatio I.

 
Manuscript

Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 349, fol. 1–72 (third layer of glosses; incomplete)

 
 

Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 983, fol. 1–60v

 
 

Vendôme, BM 89 (scattered glosses)

 
No. 10

De discordia testium.

 
Manuscript

Monte Cassino, Bibl. Abbazia 136, p.225

 
No. 2

Glosses (Apparatus?) on Compilatio II.

 
Manuscript

Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 349, fol. 73–113 (second layer of glosses)

 
 

Melk, Stiftsbibl. 518, fol. 1v–34v (third layer of glosses)

 
No. 3

Apparatus to Compilatio III.

 
Manuscript

Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 20, fol. 99r–180v

 
 

Chartres, BM 318 (partially destroyed)

 
 

Douai, BM 598, fol. 2r–120r

 
 

Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 349, fol. 114r–202v (third layer of glosses, incomplete)

 
 

Fulda, Landesbibl. D.6, front fly-leaf

 
 

Graz, Universitätsbibl. 138, fol. 123r–232v

 
 

Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibl. Aug. XL, fol. 231r–290v (ends at 3 Comp. 5.10.4, without decretal text)

 
 

Melk, Stiftsbibl. 333, fol. 132v–151v (single glosses only)

 
 

Melk, Stiftsbibl. 518, fol. 126r–152v (appended to the decretal text)

 
 

Modena, Bibl. Estense ???, 119r–235v

 
 

München, BSB Clm 3897, fol. 150r–266v

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 14611, fol. 1–154r

 
 

Paris, Bibl. Mazarine 1292, fol. 102r–159v (incomplete)

 
 

Poznan, Biblioteka Kapitulna 28, fol. 1–104v

 
 

Reims, BM 691, fol. 3r–152r

 
 

Rouen, BM 706, fol. 127r–254r

 
 

Sankt Gallen, Stiftsbibl. 697, fol. 1–136r (without decretal text)

 
 

Saint-Omer, BM 484, fol. 6r–109v (ends at 3 Comp. 5.23.9)

 
 

Città del Vaticano, BAV Vat. lat. 1378, fol. 1–105v (ends at 3 Comp. 5.21.5)

 
 

Vercelli, Bibl. Agnes. 23, fol. 87r–178v (single glosses)

 
No. 6

Select Casus on Compilatio III.

 
Manuscript

Fulda, Landesbibl. D.10, fol. 102vb–110rb

 
 

Graz, Universitätsbibl. 138, fol. 269r–275vb

 
 

Halle, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. Ye.52, fol. 6ra (on 3 Comp. 1.1.1–1.2.7, fragmentary)

 
 

Halle, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. Ye.52, fol. 7ra–8va (on 3 Comp. 5.1.3–5.23.10; fragmentary)

 
 

Melk, Stiftsbibl. 333, fol. 132vb–152ra

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3922A, fol. 77v–90v (after 3 Comp. 1.6 with interpolations)

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3931, fol. 73–

 
 

Pŀock, Seminarium Bibl. 78, fol. 58r–66v (lost in WWII)

 
 

Zwettl, Stiftsbibl. 297, fol. 114v–124v

 
No. 7

Apparatus ad Decretales Gregorii IX.

 
Manuscript

Madrid, BN 30, fol. 1–282v (The division of the folios is as follows: fol. 1–214v (books 1–3), 215r–36rb (book 4, omitting decretals of Honorius III and Gregory IX), 236rb–238v (adding decretals of Honorius and Gregory), 239ra–278vr (book 5, without decretals of Honorius and Gregory).)

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3967, fol. 1–212v

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3968 (omits X 2.2.13–16, 2.28.11–52)

 
 

Salamanca, Bibl. Univ. 2168, fol. 1–233va

 
 

Roma, Bibl. Casanatense 1094, fol. 184r–203vb (ends at X 1.30.10)

 
 

Città del Vaticano, BAV Barb. lat. 1626 (omits book 3 and ends at X 5.37.9)

 
No. 8

Casus on the Decretales Gregorii IX.

 
Manuscript

Paris, BN lat. 3969, fol. 9r–33v

 
 

Roma, Bibl. Casanatense 1094, fol. 121r–143r

 
No. 9

De interdicto uti possidetis.

 
Manuscript

Roma, Bibl. Casanatense 1910, fol. 73rb

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Apparatus to Compilatio I.

 
Modern Editions

None. The prologue has been printed (1) by J. Ochoa Sanz in Vincentius Hispanus (1960) 120.

 
No. 3

Apparatus to Compilatio III.

 
Modern Editions

Opening gloss printed by J. Ochoa Sanz in Vincentius Hispanus (1960) 122.

 
No. 4

Apparatus ad Constitutiones quarti Lateranensis Concilii.

 
Modern Editions

Constitutiones Concilii quarti Lateranensis una cum Commentariis glossatorum, ed. A. García y García (MIC A–2; Città del Vaticano 1981) 271–383.

 
No. 5

Ad Arborem consanguinitatis.

 
Modern Editions

Ed. A. García y García in ZRG Kan. Abt., 68 (1982) 153–86.

 
No. 7

Apparatus ad Decretales Gregorii IX.

 
Modern Editions

Opening gloss printed by J. Ochoa Sanz in Vincentius Hispanus (1960) 139.

 

Literature

R. Weigand, ‘The Development of the Glossa ordinaria to Gratian’s Decretum’, 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) 87, 97.

K. Pennington, ‘The Decretalists 1190 to 1234’, 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) 228, 230–38.

A. Duggan, ‘Conciliar Law 1123–1215: The Legislation of the Four Lateran Councils’, 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) 353–54.

A. García y García, ‘The Fourth Lateran Council and the Canonists’, 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) 371–77.

K. Pennington, ‘Vincentius Hispanus’, in DMA (1989) 12.455–56.

E. Vodola, Excommunication in the Middle Ages (Berkeley 1986) 114, 122, 126, 133.

L. Fowler-Magerl, Ordo iudiciorum vel ordo iudiciarius (Ius Commune, Sonderheft 19; Frankfurt am Main 1984) 240.

K. Pennington, Pope and Bishops: The Papal Monarchy in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries (The Middle Ages; Philadelphia 1984) 24–29, 122–23, 141–43.

A. de Sousa Costa, ‘Presenza di Alessandro di Hales e di Vincentius Hispanus al I Concilio di Lione’, Antonianum, 59 (1984) 71–218.

K. Pennington, Pope and Bishops: The Papal Monarchy in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries (The Middle Ages; Philadelphia 1984) 171–72, 177, 183.

A. García y García, ‘Glosas de Juan Teutónico, Vicente Hispano y Dámaso Húngaro a los Arbores Consanguinitatis et Affinitatis’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 68 (1982) 153–85.

J. Ochoa, ‘El glosador Vincentius Hispanus y titulos comunes “de foro competenti” canonico’, in Miscellanea in onore dei Professori Anastasio Gutierrez e Pietro Tocanel (Roma 1982) 429–88.

J. Ochoa, ‘El glosador Vincentius Hispanus y titulos comunes de foro competenti canonico’, Apollinaris, 55 (1982) 677–736.

A. García y García, ‘La canonística ibérica’, BMCL, 11 (1981) 57–58.

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G. Post, ‘Vincentius Hispanus, “Pro Ratione Voluntas”, and Medieval and Early Modern Theories of Sovereignty’, Traditio, 28 (1972) 159–84.

F. Liotta, La continenza dei chierici (Milano 1971) 334–37.

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J. Brundage, ‘The Crusader’s Wife: A Canonistic Quandary’, SG, 12 (1967) 436. Reprinted in: idem, The Crusades, Holy War and Canon Law (Collected Studies CS 338; Aldershot 1991) no. XV.

S. Kuttner, ‘Wo war Vincentius Hispanus Bischof?’, Traditio, 22 (1966) 471–74.

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G. Couvreur, Les pauvres ont-ils des droits? Recherches sur le vol en cas d’extrême nécessité depuis la Concordia de Gratien (1140) jusqu’à Guillaume d’Auxerre († 1321) (Analecta Gregoriana 111; Roma 1961) 61, 102–4, 115, 265, 269.

J. Ochoa Sanz, Vincentius Hispanus: Canonista boloñes del siglo XIII (Cuadernos de Instituto Juridico Español 13; Roma 1960).

R. Weigand, ‘Mitteilungen aus Handschriften’, Traditio, 16 (1960) 560 n.18.

S. Kuttner, ‘An Interim Checklist of Manuscripts’, Traditio, 13 (1957) 467–69.

G. Fransen, ‘Manuscrits canoniques conservés en Espagne’, RHE, 51 (1956) 940–41.

B. Tierney, Foundations of the Conciliar Theory: The Contribution of the Medieval Canonists from Gratian to the Great Schism (Cambridge 1955; repr. 1968) 91, 121, 129, 213.

G. Post, ‘“Blessed Lady Spain”: Vincentius Hispanus and Spanish National Imperialism in the Thirteenth Century’, Speculum, 29 (1954) 198–209.

S. Kuttner, ‘Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus’, Traditio, 1 (1943) 289–91.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 326–44, 356–71, 374 n.2.

F. Gillmann, ‘Wo war Vincentius Hispanus Bischof?’, AKKR, 113 (1933) 99–107.

F. Gillmann, ‘Der Kommentar des Vincentius Hispanus zu den Kanones des vierten Laterankonzils (1215)’, AKKR, 109 (1929) 223–34.

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