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Report No. r301

Hermannus de Schildis



Alternative Names

Hermannus de Schildiz (LC); Hermann von Schildesche; Hermannus de Saldis; Hermannus de Westfalia; Hermannuis de Alamannia; Hermannus Westphaliensis



An Augustinian monk, Hermannus died in his convent in Würzburg in 1475. About his life and education nothing more is known, but he left three more or less legal works. He died in 1357.



No. 1

Introductorium pro studio iuris canonici.

No. 2

Tractatus contra hereticos negantes immunitatem et iurisdictionem ecclesiae.

No. 3

Speculum sacerdotum.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Introductorium pro studio iuris canonici.


Praha, Univ. Knihovna XII.B.3

No. 3

Speculum sacerdotum.


Magdeburg, Stadtbibl. 81


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 3

Speculum sacerdotum.

Early Printed Editions

s.l., 1479 (Hain 14521).


Nürnberg, 1480 (Hain 14522).


Trier, 1481 (Hain 14523).


s.l., s.a. (Hain 14516).


s.l., s.a. (Hain 14517).


s.l., s.a. (Hain 14518).


Mainz, s.a. (Hain 14519).


Leuven, s.a. (Hain 14520).



A. Zumkeller, Hermann von Schildesche, O.E.S.A (Würzburg 1957).

E. Seckel, Beiträge zur Geschichte beider Rechte im Mittelalter (Tübingen 1898) 1.129–45, 503–7.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.431.