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Report No. a400

Princiuallus Mediolanensis

late 13th c.


Alternative Names

Percival of Milan; Parsifal of Milan; Princivalle di Milano; Princivalle von Mailand; Princivalle de Milan



A canon from Monza, lectured on the Decretum at Padua during the late thirteenth century. He wrote a Lectura on Gratian’s Decretum which anticipates the Rosarium of Guido de Baysio (1300) in that it adds both old and new interpretations to the standard commentary, the Glossa ordinaria of Johannes Teutonicus and Bartholomaeus Brixiensis.



No. 1

Lectura super Decreto:. Incipit: “Bone rei dare consultum et presentis habetur vite subsidium . . . Ideo ego magister p. mediolanensis canonicus medonensis [sic] doctor decretorum padue regens”.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Lectura super Decreto:.


Klosterneuberg, Stiftsbibl. 110 (perhaps to be combined with Klosterneuburg 111)


Klosterneuberg, Stiftsbibl. 111 (perhaps to be combined with Klosterneuburg 110)


München, BSB Clm 14059, fol. 1r–170v


Paris, BN lat. 3915 (perhaps to be combined with BNF, lat. 3916)


Paris, BN lat. 3916 (perhaps to be combined with BNF, lat. 3915)


Praha, Národní Muz. XVII.B.8


Wien, ÖNB 2121



R. Weigand, ‘The Development of the Glossa ordinaria to Gratian’s Decretum’, 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) 97.

J. Kejr, ‘Princivalli Mediolanensis Lectura super Decretum’, in Cristianità ed Europa: Miscellanea di studi in onore di Luigi Prosdocimi, C. Alzati, ed. (Roma 1994) 1.549–60.

J. Kejr, ‘The Medieval Canon Law in Manuscripts of Bohemian Libraries’, in Proceedings Cambridge, P. Linehan, ed. (MIC C–8; Città del Vaticano 1988) 157, 162, 166.

S. Kuttner, ‘A Forgotten Definition of Justice’, SG, 15 (1972) 91–94.

Thomas Diplovatatius, De claris iuris consultis (SG 10; Bologna 1968) 137–38.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 48, 115 n.1.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.135–36.