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Report No. a583

Fragmentum Herefordense



Alternative Names

Hereford Fragment



Part of the first generation of the ‘Worcester Group’, a group of collections of simple systematization. Other members of the group are the Collectiones Trinitatis, Wigoreniensis, Claustroneoburgensis, Cheltenhamensis, Cottoniana, and Petrihusensis.



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Fragmentum Herefordense, 1180s.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Fragmentum Herefordense, 1180s.


Hereford, Cath. Libr. fragment of a decretal collection



C. Duggan, ‘Decretal Collections from Gratian’s Decretum to the Compilationes antiquae: The Making of the New Case Law’, 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) 272.

C. Duggan, ‘Addenda et corrigenda’, in Becket Dispute and Decretal Collections (London 1982) no. VII.4.