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Report No. a046

Balduinus Brandenburgensis

c. 1266–70


Alternative Names

Baldwin of Brandenburg; Balduin von Brandenburg; Baudouin de Brandebourg; Baudouin de Brunswick



A Franciscan, composed an important commentary on the Gregorian decretals, ca. 1266–70. He had studied theology at Paris, but probably also spent a considerable amount of time as a student of canon law.



No. 1

Summa titulorum sive scheda.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Summa titulorum sive scheda.


Gdańsk, Bibl. Gdańska Polskiej Akad. Nauk 1873 (xviii.A.f.51) (books 1–3; this manuscript survived the War, and as of April 2017 is still available)


Gdańsk, Bibl. Gdańska Polskiej Akad. Nauk 1874 (xviii.B.f.101) (books 4–5; this manuscript was destroyed in World War II, and no microfilm or photographs are available)



A. Teetaert, ‘Baudouin de Brandebourg ou de Brunswick’, in DDC (1937) 2.263–66.

B. Kurtscheid, ‘De studio iuris canonici in ordine fratrum minorum saeculi XIII’, Antonianum, 2 (1927) 174–81.

H. Denifle, ‘Zur Quellenkunde der Franziskaner-Geschichte: Balduin von Braunschweig’, Archiv für Literatur- und Kirchengeschichte des Mittelalters, 1 (1885) 630–40.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.498–503.