- [Italy, between 1450 and 1475]
152 leaves : paper ; 325 x 224 (226 x 147) mm. bound to 332 x 227 mm.
- Catholic Church -- Discipline.
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Excommunication -- Early works to 1800.
Interdict (Canon law)
Punishment (Canon law)
Manuscripts, Latin -- 15th century.
- Gulielmus de Monte Laudu (d. 1343) is also known as Guilelmus de Monte Lauduno and Guillaume de Montlauzun.
- A work on canonical law, including topics such as baptism, marriage, extreme unction, interdict, confirmation, penance, and indulgences. Also contains the sections of St. Antoninus Florentinus' Summa theologica concerning excommunication, interdict, suspension, irregularity, and punishment. Antoninus cites Gulielmus as one of his authorities. The manuscript's title page (f. [iv] recto) wrongly attributes this work to Gulielmus de Monte Laudu.
- Ms. codex.
Title from table of contents on f. [iv] recto and colophon on f. 73r.
Attribution of second work from Zacour and Hirsch.
First work, incipit and explicit: (f. 1r) Carissimo filio suo ac socio speciali domino ... (f. 73r) et eius effec. maiores contra medium de con. di. Colophon (f. 73r): Explicit sacramentale Guillelmi de Monte Laudinio [sic].
Second work, incipit and explicit: (f. 75r) Ex communicatio dicitur exclusio a communione sicut ... (f. 149r) Talis enim dicitur anathematizatus ·i· [= et?] a deo separatus ut 24[?]·q·iii·certum.
Collation: Paper, ii (modern paper) + ii (parchment) + 152 + ii (parchment) + i (modern paper); 1-6¹⁰, 7¹⁴, 8-14¹⁰, 15⁸; 1-152; contemporary foliation in ink, upper center recto. Catchwords in lower right margin, last verso of each quire, surrounded by decorative border. First half of each quire labeled a(-g) 1-5 (or 7) for the first text, and a(-h) 1-4 for the second text.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 50 lines; ruled in lead.
Script: Written in an Italian Gothic book script.
Watermarks: Similar to Piccard VII. viii. 36 (Italy, 1460).
Binding: 19th-century American quarter morocco/red fabric over cardboard with red mottled edges. Inscription on spine: Ecclesiastical Writings of Guillielmus de Monte Lani [sic].
Origin: Written in Italy in the third quarter of the 15th century.
Leather wearing at the hinges.
- Penn Provenance:
- Formerly owned by Conte Paolo Vimercati-Sozzi (bookplate, f. [iii] verso at beginning).
Appears in Hoepli catalogs 59 (1890), no. 417, and 83 (1893), no. 59.
Sold by Hoepli in 1896 to Henry Charles Lea and given to the University of Pennsylvania with the Lea Library.
- Cited in:
- Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 152 (Ms. Lea 21).
Listed in De Ricci, Seymour. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, v.2, p. 2107, no. 6.
Fournier, P. "Guillaume de Montlauzun, canoniste." Histoire Littéraire de la France XXXV (1921), p. 481.
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Codex 72
- Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909, former owner.
- Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence, 1389-1459. Summa theologica.
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