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Report No. a579

Ascelinus

second half of 12th c.

 

Alternative Names

 

Biography/Description

English master cited in glosses but with no surviving complete works. Studied under Vacarius.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Glossae super Decreto, late 12th c..

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Glossae super Decreto, late 12th c..

 
Manuscript

London, BL Addit. 34391, fols. 39–40 (third layer of glosses)

 

Literature

R. Weigand, ‘The Transmontane Decretists’, 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) 200.

P. Legendre, ‘Miscellanea Britannica’, Traditio 15 (1959) 493, 495.

S. Kuttner, ‘Anglo-Norman Canonists of the Twelfth Century’, Traditio 7 (1949/51) 333.