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Report No. a204

Evrardus Yprensis

post 1181


Alternative Names

Evrard von Ypern; Everard of Ypres; Évrard d’Ypres



A Cistercian monk from Clairvaux, wrote a Summa decretalium quaestionum, which follows the style and some of the content of Sicardus Cremonensis’s Summa (1179–81) and also in large part the content of the Summa ‘Inperatorie maiestati’.



No. 1

Summa decretalium quaestionum.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Summa decretalium quaestionum.


Reims, BM 689



R. Weigand, ‘The Transmontane Decretists’, 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) 191.

H. Müller, Der Anteil der Laien an der Bischofswahl: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Kanonistik von Gratian bis Gregor IX. (Kanonistische Studien und Texte 29; Amsterdam 1977) 69–72.

N. Haring, ‘Everard of Ypres and His Appraisal of the Conflict between St. Bernard and Gilbert of Poitiers’, Mediaeval Studies, 17 (1955) 143–72.

N. Haring, ‘A Latin Dialogue on the doctrine of Gilbert of Poitiers’, Mediaeval Studies, 15 (1953) 243–89.

J.–M. Canivez, ‘Évrard d’Ypres’, in DDC (1953) 5.592.

S. Kuttner, ‘Anglo–Norman Canonists of the Twelfth Century’, Traditio, 7 (1949/51) 314.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 187–90.