Marriage Advice for a Pope: John XXII and the Power to Dissolve

Marriage Advice for a Pope: John XXII and the Power to Dissolve

by Patrick Nold



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004171114
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/27/2008
Series: Medieval Law and Its Practice Series , #3
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Patrick Nold, D.Phil. (Oxford, 1999) is Assistant Professor of History at the State University of New York at Albany. He is the author of Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy (Oxford, 2003).

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Abbreviations xv

Part 1 Introduction

1 The runaway spouse joins a religious order: an inexplicable exception xx

2 The holdout husband takes up a holy order: an unresolved argument xxxv

Fourteenth-century developments xlviii

3 A triptych of consultation: marriage, poverty, magic lv

4 Introducing the experts lxv

A The questions lxxii

B An English eccentric lxxviii

C The convener lxxix

D Second thoughts lxxx

Giovanni di Napoli OP lxxxi

Durand de Saint-Pourçain OP lxxxii

Arnaud Royard OM lxxxiv

Bertrand de la Tour OM lxxxiv

5 Conclusion lxxxv

A Pope over counsel or counsel over pope" lxxxv

B A revealing footnote lxxxviii

6 Post-scriptum xc

A Jesselin de Cassagnes xc

B John of Baconthorpe OCarm xcii

7 Manuscript description xciii

8 Ratio editionis xcvi

Part 2 Edition

I Dicta Fratris Vitalis de Furno 3

II Dicta fratris Bertrandi de Turre 23

III Dicta eiusdem domini Cardinalis 38

IV Dicta domini Gaucelmi Iohannis 52

V Dicta domini Bertrandi de Monte Faventino 71

VI Dicta domini Petri Textoris 82

VII Dicta domini Arnardi Roiardi 89

VIII Idem Episcopus 99

IX Dicta domini Durandi 104

X Idem Episcopus 108

XI Dicta fratris Gregorii 110

XII Dicta fratris Hervei 115

XIII Dicta fratris Iohannis de Alesto 125

XIV Dicta fratris Iohannis de Neapoli 131

XV Dicta fratris Iohannis de Reding 142

XVI Dicta magistri Iohannis Panhote 146

XVII Dicta fratris Roberti de Anglia 155

XVIII Dicta 160

XIX Frater Iohannes de Neapoli 163

Bibliography 189

Index Biblicus 197

Index of Medieval Authors and Texts 198

Index of Modern Authors 205

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