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Report No. a534

Summa ‘Prima primi uxor Ade’

post 1203


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Of Anglo-Norman origin, depends heavily on Huguccio. The text omits C.1, De pen., and De cons., and cites recent papal decretals after Compilatio prima (1191). It certainly precedes Compilatio tertia (1210). There is a close dependency on two other Anglo-Norman commentaries on the Decretum, the Summa ‘Induent sancti’ (Duacensis) and, indirectly, the Summa ‘Quamuis leges seculares’.



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Summa ‘Prima primi uxor Ade’.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

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Summa ‘Prima primi uxor Ade’.


London, BL Royal 11 D.II, fol. 321ra–332ra


Text(s) – Modern Editions

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Summa ‘Prima primi uxor Ade’.

Modern Editions

In preparation by R. Fraher in (as MIC A–4).



H. Müller, Der Anteil der Laien an der Bischofswahl: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Kanonistik von Gratian bis Gregor IX. (Kanonistische Studien und Texte 29; Amsterdam 1977) 135–36.

R. Fraher, ‘Alanus Anglicus and the Summa “Induent sancti”’, BMCL, 6 (1976) 47–54.

J. Brundage, Medieval Canon Law and the Crusader (Madison WI 1969) 53, 56–57.

R. Weigand, Die Naturrechtslehre der Legisten und Dekretisten von Irnerius bis Accursius und von Gratian bis Johannes Teutonicus (Münchener Theologische Studien 3, Kan. Abt. 26; München 1967) 214–15.

B. Tierney, ‘Two Anglo-Norman Summae’, Traditio, 15 (1959) 483–91.

S. Kuttner, ‘An Interim Checklist of Manuscripts’, Traditio, 11 (1955) 448.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 205–206.