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Report No. a138

Collectio Lambethana



Alternative Names

Lambeth collection



An appendix to Compilatio prima consisting of 42 items. Contains papal decretals from Alexander III to Innocent III, the last of which dates into March of 1207. Related to Lucensis, Monacensis, and perhaps Rotomagensis prima.



No. 1

Collectio Lambethana.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Lambethana.


London, Lambeth Palace Libr. 105, fol. 214r–18r


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Lambethana.

Modern Editions

Summary analysis by W. Holtzmann in Studies 217–18.



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; 1979) 217–18.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 305.