IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 1520: Sessions in Medieval Canon Law in Honour of Linda Fowler-Magerl, V: The Law in the Courts

Thursday 13 July 2006, 09.00-10.30

Organisers:Martin Brett, Robinson College, University of Cambridge
Kathleen Cushing, Department of History, Keele University
Moderator/Chair:Bruce C. Brasington, Department of History & Political Science, West Texas A&M University
Paper 1520-aMarital Consent in Gratian's Decretum
(Language: English)
Anders Winroth, Department of History, Yale University
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1520-bThe Origins of Legal Science in England in the 12th Century: Lincoln, Oxford, and the Career of Vacarius
(Language: English)
Peter Landau, Leopold-Wenger-Institut für Rechtsgeschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1520-cMy Learned Friend: Professional Courtesy in Medieval Courtrooms
(Language: English)
James A. Brundage, Department of History, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

This fifth and final session in honour of the eminent historian of medieval canon law, Dr Linda Fowler-Magerl, addresses the development and practical use of canon law in the era of and after Gratian, by focusing on the theory of marital consent, the career of Vacarius and the use of canonical courtesy in the courts.