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Report No. r524

Sampson de Calvomonte

fl. early 14th c.

 

Alternative Names

Sampson de Chaumont

 

Biography/Description

Sampson was a professor of Roman law at Orleans in 1309. By 1311, he was serving as a papal chaplain and an auditor sacrii palatii under Pope Clement V. He wrote three derivative works based on the commentaries of Innocent IV and Hostiensis by 1303. Sampson fell ill in 1312 and nothing more is known of him.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Opiniones et sententie Innocentii et Hostiensis, c. 1294–98.

 
No. 2

Lectura super apparatu Hostiensis, c. 1294–1303. Also known as th Hostiensis abbreviatus.

 
No. 3

Lectura super apparatu Innocentii, 1294–98. Also known as the Innocentius abbreviatus. It was written after the Opiniones.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Opiniones et sententie Innocentii et Hostiensis, c. 1294–98.

 
Manuscript

Wien, ÖNB 2138, fol. 2r–116v

 
No. 2

Lectura super apparatu Hostiensis, c. 1294–1303.

 
Manuscript

Canterbury, Cath. Libr. A.4(16), fol. 3–142

 
 

Cambridge, Gonville & Caius Coll. 30, fol. 1r–133v

 
 

Cambridge, Peterhouse Coll. 35, fol. 388r–572v

 
 

Douai, BM 635, fol. 1r–141r

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 4007, fol. 1r–148v

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 14613, fol. 1r–252r

 
 

Tarazona, Bibl. Catedral 153, fol. 1r–124v

 
No. 3

Lectura super apparatu Innocentii, 1294–98.

 
Manuscript

Bernkastel-Kues, Bibl. St. Nikolaus Hospitals 261, fol. 11r–65r

 
 

Cambridge, Gonville & Caius Coll. 30, fol. 175r–94v

 
 

Città del Vaticano, BAV Borgh. 213, fol. 1r–130v

 
 

Napoli, BN XIII.A.21, fol. 217r–68v

 
 

Saint-Omer, BM 518, fol. 1r–41v

 
 

Vendôme, BM 157, fol. 191r–242v

 
 

Zwettl, Stiftsbibl. 313, fol. 1–46v

 

Literature

A. Bernal Palacios, ‘The canonical works of Sampson de Calvomonte (Sampson of Chaumont)’, The two laws. Studies in medieval legal history dedicated to Stephan Kuttner, L. Mayali and S. Tibbets, ed. (Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Canon Law. 1; Washington, D.C. 1990) 166–87.

A. Bernal Palacios, ‘Repertorios del Comentario de Inocencio IV a las Decretales de Gregorio IX’, Escritos del Vedat, 17 (1987) 152–59.

M. Bertram, ‘Aus kanonistischen Handschriften der Periode 1234 bis 1298’, Proceedings Toronto (MIC C–5; Città del Vaticano 1976) 43.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.203–04.