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Report No. a115

Collectio Claravallensis prima



Alternative Names

Trecensis II; first Clairvaux collection



A small appendix to Compilatio prima consisting of 27 items, mostly from Celestine III. It is very closely related to Collectio Victorina secunda (its cc.3–21 comprise all 19 canons of the Victorina secunda). Formerly referred to as the Collectio Trecensis secunda.



No. 1

Collectio Claravallensis prima.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Claravallensis prima.


Troyes, BM 944, fol. 89v–92v


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Claravallensis prima.

Modern Editions

Analysis by W. Holtzmann in Studies 214–16.



C. Duggan, ‘Decretal Collections from Gratian’s Decretum to the Compilationes antiquae: The Making of the New Case Law’, in 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) 288.

W. Holtzmann, Studies in the Collections of Twelfth Century Decretals, C. Cheney, ed. (MIC B–3; Città del Vaticano 1979) 214–16.

S. Kuttner, ‘Notes on a Projected Corpus of Twelfth-Century Decretals’, Traditio, 6 (1948) 350.