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Report No. a273

Huguccio Vercellensis

d. 1328


Alternative Names

Huguccio da Borromei; Huguccio de Romeis Vercellensis; Uguccione di Vercelli; Uguccione Borromeo



Born at Vercelli, Huguccio was a canon of St. Peter at Bologna and taught canon law and perhaps also Roman law there during the 1280s. He later became a papal auditor and finally bishop of Novara in 1304. Four quaestiones survive from his days as a teacher. Huguccio died in 1328.



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Text(s) – Manuscripts

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Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 48, fol. 240v–241r


Darmstadt, Landesbibl. 853, fol. 165v–166r


Text(s) – Modern Editions

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Modern Editions

Four quaestiones have been edited by G. Briacca in , 7 (1977) 71–84.



G. Briacca, ‘Le “questiones disputatae” di Uguccione Borromei’, BMCL, 7 (1977) 65–84.

P. Bartolini, ‘Borromeo, Uguccione’, in DBI (1971) 13.66–71.

R. Naz, ‘Huguccio (Borromeo)’, in DDC (1953) 5.1228.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.163.