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Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Medieval and Early Modern Jurists

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Report No. a568

Emo de Huizinge

c.1175–1237

 

Alternative Names

Emo van Huizinge; Emo of Huizinge

 

Biography/Description

Wrote a chronicle of the Abbey of Bloemhof in Wittewierum in which he seems to attribute the Summa ‘Elegantius de iure diuino’ to Bertram of Metz. He studied in Paris, Orleans, and Oxford with his brother, Addo. At Oxford (c.1200), they also studied law, copying ‘decreta, decretales, Librum pauperum et alios libros canonici iuris et legalis.’

Literature

P. Gerbenzon, ‘Bertram of Metz: The Author of ‘Elegantius in iure diuino’ (Summa Coloniensis)?’, Traditio, 21 (1965) 510–11.

P. Gerbenzon, Emo van Huizinge, een vroege decretalist (Groningen 1965).