Decretals


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Decretals

(dɪˈkriːtəlz)
pl n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a compilation of decretals, esp the authoritative compilation (Liber Extra) of Gregory IX (1234) which forms part of the Corpus Juris Canonici
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The first auditor whom Messire Miles d'Isliers, doctor in decretals, saw arrive every Monday morning, all breathless, at the opening of the gates of the school of the Chef-Saint-Denis, was Claude Frollo.
Theology conquered, he had plunged into decretals. From the "Master of Sentences," he had passed to the "Capitularies of Charlemagne;" and he had devoured in succession, in his appetite for science, decretals upon decretals, those of Theodore, Bishop of Hispalus; those of Bouchard, Bishop of Worms; those of Yves, Bishop of Chartres; next the decretal of Gratian, which succeeded the capitularies of Charlemagne; then the collection of Gregory IX.; then the Epistle of
Decretals digested, he flung himself upon medicine, on the liberal arts.
Thus, as the gods creep on with feet of wool, Long ere with iron hands they punish men, So shall our sleeping vengeance now arise, And smite with death thy hated enterprise.-- Lord Cardinals of France and Padua, Go forthwith to our holy consistory, And read, amongst the statutes decretal, What, by the holy council held at Trent, The sacred synod hath decreed for him That doth assume the Papal government Without election and a true consent: Away, and bring us word with speed.
Several existing final judgment forms are amended to separate factual findings from decretals ones, and various forms are amended to reflect recent amendments to the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, adopted in In re Amendments to Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, 214 So.
Penyafort is better known as editor of the Liber extra, a collection of papal decretals that formed part of the Corpus iuris canonici, which governed the regulation of the Catholic Church until 1917.
To cite a few of Warkworth's donations: the two volumes of Decretals that form MS 10 came from Ramsey Abbey and have interesting notes from approximately the date of the second volume, the early fourteenth century (the first is late thirteenth-century).
Christopher de Hamel identified the parchment layers' first use as a Bolognese manuscript of the decretals of Gregory IX from approximately 1300, with a gloss, and the paper layer is coarse and blank.
(32) The phony text was inserted into the False Decretals (discussed below) and upon "the end of the ninth century and during the tenth, extracts from the false decretals begin to be included in canon law collections." (33)
See also Hartmann & Pennington: The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140-1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory LX, (CUA Press, 2008),p.8
This volume attempts, and succeeds in, a fresh investigation of what have been the traditional areas of inquiry: the schism (Alexander faced three antipopes supported by Frederick Barbarossa), the quarrel with Barbarossa, the Becket controversy, the efficacy of a papacy when the pope was almost never in Rome, and the decretals (over seven hundred of them!) issued by Alexander.