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Report No. a214

Fragmentum Trecense



Alternative Names

Collectio Trecensis; Troyes fragment



Contains canonical material preceding and appended to a copy of the Decretum, some of which consists of pre-Gratian material and none of which dates later than the early years of Alexander III’s pontificate. Represents an intermediary stage between the Decretum and early, separate decretal collections. At least seven of the decretals appear as paleae in certain copies of the Decretum.



No. 1

Fragmentum Trecense.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Fragmentum Trecense.


Troyes, BM 103, fol. 2, 265v–266



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) 254–56.

J. Rambaud, ‘L’étude des manuscrits de Décret de Gratien conservés en France’, SG, 1 (1953) 136 n.23.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 287–88.