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Report No. a499

Simon de Hinton

fl. 1248–1260


Alternative Names

Simon of Hinton; Simon Hareton; Simon Hentonus; Simon Wintonius; Simon de Hentona; Simon de Heintun; Simon Herneton; Simon von Hinton



An English Dominican and noted preacher; composed a penitential Summa (c.1250–60) which is heavily based on that of Master Galienus.



No. 1

Speculum iuniorum.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Speculum iuniorum.


Cambridge, Gonville & Caius Coll. 52


Cambridge, Corpus Christi Coll. 392


Cambridge, Corpus Christi Coll. 477


Cambridge, St. John’s Coll. 113, fols. 1r–132r


London, Lambeth Palace Libr. 485, fols. 121r–227v


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Bodl. 655


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Bodl. 767


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Laud lat. Misc. 166


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Laud lat. Misc. 397


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Rawl. A. 367


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Wood Empt. 22


Harrogate, Ripley Castle [unnumbered]


Worcester, Cath. Libr. F.38, fols. 216v–270r



L. Boyle, ‘Three English Pastoral summae and a “Magister Galienus”’, SG, 11 (1967) 133–44.

A. Dondaine, ‘La somme de Simon de Hinton’, RTAM, 9 (1937) 5–22, 205–18.