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Report No. r420

Martinus Galos

d. 1436

 

Alternative Names

Martín de Galos

 

Biography/Description

Martinus was a professor of canon law at Salamanca and the author of a work on clerics living in concubinage, which early modern printers attributed to Alfonsus de Madrigal. He later became bishop of Coria (1420–36).

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Tractatus contra sacerdotes concubinarios. The relationship between this work and the Tractatus contra clericos concubinarios of Juan Alfonso de Benavente (q.v.) needs further exploration.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Tractatus contra sacerdotes concubinarios.

 
Manuscript

Sevilla, Bibl. Cap. 5–5–27

 
 

Sevilla, Bibl. Cap. 5–5–23

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Tractatus contra sacerdotes concubinarios.

 
Early Printed Editions

Opera omnia [of Alphonsus de Madrigal]. Venezia: F. Ziletti, 1529, 20.2r-9v.

 
 

Opera omnia [of Alphonsus de Madrigal]. Köln, 1613, 12.58-71.

 

Literature

A. García y García, ‘La Canonística Ibérica Medieval posterior al Decreto de Graciano’, Repertorio de historia de las ciencias ecclesiasticas en España (Salamanca 1976) 5.354–56.