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Report No. a094

Collectio Abrincensis II

c. 1215


Alternative Names



Contains 33 letters originally issued by Innocent III, most of them from the period between 1208–13; titles were added later but not systematically.



No. 1

Collectio Abrincensis II.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Abrincensis II.


Avranches, BM 143, fol. 119r–126v


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Abrincensis II.

Modern Editions

Analysis by C. Cheney in Traditio, 15 (1959) 466–80.



C. Duggan, 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)

C. Cheney, ‘Three Decretal Collections before Compilatio IV: Pragensis, Palatina I, and Abrincensis II’, Traditio, 15 (1959) 464–83.