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Report No. r128

Bonagratia de Bergamo

c. 1265–1340

 

Alternative Names

Bonagratia Bergamenus; Bonagratia da Bergamo; Boncortisius de Bergamo; Buoncortese da Bergamo

 

Biography/Description

Born probably in Bergamo, Bonagratia (then known as Boncortesius) was a doctor in both civil and canon law, but gave up his career as a jurist to become a Franciscan in 1310. In 1311, Bonagratia served as an advocate for the conventual friars against the spirituals.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Casus papales et episcopales extractos de diuersis libris iuris.

 

Literature

R. Manselli, ‘Bonagratia von Bergamo’, in LMA (1983) 2.400–401.

H.-J. Becker, ‘Bonagrazia da Bergamo (Bonagratia de Pergamo, Boncortesius, Boncortese)’, in DBI (1969) 11.505–08 (online).

H.-J. Becker, ‘Zwei unbekannte kanonistische Schriften des Bonagratia von Bergamo’, QF, 46 (1966) 219–76.

A. Van de Wyngaert, ‘Bonagratia de Bergame’, in DHGE (1937) 9.720–22.

L. Oliger, ‘Fr. Bonagratia de Bergamo’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, 22 (1929) 313–14.

G. Grabmann, ‘Fr. Bonagratia de Bergamo et eius “Tractatus de Christi et apostolorum pauperte”,’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, 22 (1929) 292–335, 487–511.

J. Sbaralea, Supplementum et castigatio ad scriptores trium ordinum S. Francisci (Roma 1908) 1.147.