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Report No. a515

Summa ‘De iure naturali’



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An Anglo-Norman Summa on the Decretum, written with constant reference to the Summa of Johannes Faventinus (1171) and before the Lateran council of 1179. The work is also closely related and in part even identical with the Summa ‘De multiplici iuris diuisione’.



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Summa ‘De iure naturali’.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

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Summa ‘De iure naturali’.


Durham, Univ. Libr. Cosin V.III.3, fol. 30ra–70vb (ends at C.30)



S. Kuttner, ‘Retractationes VIII’, Gratian and the Schools of Law (London 1983) 28.

F. Liotta, La continenza dei chierici (Milano 1971) 73–77.

J. Brundage, Medieval Canon Law and the Crusader (Madison WI 1969) 55.

J. Brundage, ‘The Votive Obligations of Crusaders: The Development of a Canonistic Doctrine’, Traditio, 24 (1968) 86. Reprinted in: idem, The Crusades, Holy War and Canon Law (Collected Studies CS 338; Aldershot 1991) no. VI.

K. Nörr, ‘Die Summen “De iure naturali” und “De multiplici iuris divisione”’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 48 (1962) 138–63.

S. Kuttner, ‘Notes on Manuscripts’, Traditio, 17 (1961) 533–34.

P. Legendre, ‘Miscellanea Britannica’, Traditio, 15 (1959) 494.